Alissa originally hails from Crystal Lake, Illinois. At 18, she left the 'burbs of Chicago and made her way to the great state of Ohio where she began college at Franciscan University of Steubenville. She graduated in 2013 with degrees in Theology and Catechetics (with a concentration in youth ministry.) While studying ministry, the Lord put a call on her heart to serve college-aged young adults. She is passionate about helping college students navigate the waters of our culture and one of her greatest joys is seeing them make decisions for Christ that will set them up to live joyful and faith-filled lives after they graduate.
Since 2013, she has been serving the mission of SPO in Columbus, OH. She's blown away by the generosity of the Lord to call her into such a rich and fulfilling life! She and her husband Joe enjoy cooking, being outside, and hanging out with their son, Jack. Her favorite Scripture Verse is John 15:12-13 "This is my commandment: love one another as I love you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends."