Domestic Abuse Prevention Advocate & Best-Selling Author
Melissa G. Moore is the daughter of Keith Hunter Jesperson, a man infamously known as the "Happy Face Serial Killer." Her intuition and courage forged a drive within her to create a new way of life—one rich with contribution and full of meaning. As a national best-selling author and speaker, she shares a dynamic message of having the courage to shine through adversity and the unlimited power of choice in our lives. Read More >
A Difficult Journey
Family in Crisis - Poverty
A Rough Family History
Melissa Moore: My Father Is A Serial Killer
Making a Murderer - Part 1
Making a Murderer - Part 2
Through her fascinating story, inspirational speaker Melissa Moore shares her personal journey of surviving a childhood of domestic violence and child abuse. She recounts the defining moments that built resiliency within her as well as provided the courage she needed to create a way out. Audiences will discover the destructive grip domestic violence inflicts and the strength required to break free.
This keynote places focus on the warning signs and symptoms of relationship abuse. Keynote speaker Melissa Moore shares her story of recovering from partner violence and what empowered bystanders can do to support at-risk women and teens.
"Ms. Moore shared from her heart and was an inspiration to others who are needing to escape domestic violence. Her message hit home with many in our audience who have also experienced domestic violence, and her speech generated much support and interest in our agency services."
"As a Marriage and Family Therapist, Melissa’s message has helped me see what a child experiences, thinks and feels when horrific truths of a family member have been revealed."
"Absolutely the most inspiring story I have ever heard. Your keynote was so powerful that it moved me to contribute more, knowing it makes a difference!"
"Melissa captured the attention of our youth with her remarkable story. You could hear a pin drop! The youth were talking about her months afterwards!"
"Your speaking ability and brave vulnerability are inspiring and uplifting! Thank you for your willingness to share, not only for the mere curious, but for those broken by abuse and life’s circumstances."