Melanie Kirchmeier was raised in Salado. Her father, Bill Bartlett, moved his family to Salado in the early ’70s to start a career in real estate. Melanie attended Salado elementary and graduated from Salado High School. She attended the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor before transferring to Southwestern University. She is a graduate of Southwestern University with a degree in Business Administration. Melanie has 32 years of real estate experience. Melanie is also active in the Salado community, having served on the Salado Chamber of Commerce, Salado Education Foundation, Friends Feeding Friends, and Salado ISD School boards. Melanie is married to Bob Roemer. They enjoy spending time with their three grown children Kayla, Cameron, and Stephen. Bob and Melanie have added a son-in-law, Michael, and daughter-in-law, Sarah, to their rowdy family. Recently, Melanie has FINALLY become a doting grandmother as her first grandbaby, Frances Ruth “Ruthie”, was born.