A native of Valdosta, Georgia First Lady Melanie Hansford is a Christian woman of virtue, poise, and humility she is known for her unwavering love and wisdom, which she offers to the members Highway to Heaven Ministry and the community .
First Lady Hansford is a dynamic leader, in which she has over 25 years’ of experience in leadership roles in her professional and personal life. Currently, she serves as business support for The Clorox Company where she coaches and empowers others to become enthusiastic owners of processes and daily operations within the companys' procedures. First Lady Hansford walks alongside her husband Pastor William Hansford Jr. as an Ordained Minister and Leadership Coordinator of Highway to Heaven Ministry
First Lady Hansford is always evloving her studies include the pursuit of a degree in business administration from Strayer University. She is also currently pursuing a degree in organizational leadership with a minor in theology at Beulah Heights University.
First Lady Hansford is a loving mother, grandmother, and wife. Together, she and Pastor Hansford have one child and one grandchild.