Alissa was born and raised in South Dakota. She graduated from University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Studies and took an interest in public health. Her first job in a pediatric dental clinic led to her meeting Dr. Pink and eventually, began working for him full time.
She resides in Elk River with her husband Erik, son Crosby and lab, Lucy and enjoys sports, anything outdoors, weekends at the cabin, and spending time with friends and family.