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Melissa Mielke                    

Vice President of Operations       

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Describe the culture at Astyra: Our office has a strong family-like culture. We are a close team, who work well together and enjoy spending time together.
If your pet could answer one question, what would you ask? Is there anything I can do to make your life better?
Where’s the coolest place you’ve ever visited? Lake Baikal in Siberia.
If you could be a cartoon character for a week, who would you be? Winnie the Pooh, because he is such a happy and kind bear.
If you could trade lives with one person for an entire day who would it be and why? Sir Richard Branson. He is a successful entrepreneur and lives such an exciting life! Or, if I could trade a day, I’d just love to live my wedding day over again!
What is the most significant historic event in your lifetime? Going with my mom and gran to the polling station for the first democratic elections held in South Africa in 1994.