Meet Melissa Wheeler, owner of Murtle’s Handmade Chocolates! Melissa was born and raised in Sandusky, MI and graduated from Ferris State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business with a major in Advertising and a certificate in Direct Marketing. Melissa is also a Certified Pharmacy Technician. She is also a proud Owosso Rotarian! Melissa is a retail management professional with over 20 years of retail experience and over 14 years in retail management. “Retail is in my blood. I’ve been doing it my whole life!”
Melissa and her husband, Harvey have a young son named Eli and two four-legged kids, Charley and Mickey and they reside in St. Charles, MI. “I’m outnumbered at home! All boys!” Melissa on opening Murtle’s: “Follow your heart, listen to God and have faith! And remember God is never late!”
Every girl has a favorite chocolate. Melissa's favorite is the Cookie Butter Cup, while Meghan favors the Sea Turtle.