Name: Melody Moran (My maiden name was Singer. How fun is that?)
Job: Development Director of Ronald McDonald House Charities of West GA, Inc.
Hometown: Madison, Ind. (home of the original Delta Queen)
Current home: Phenix City
Education: Graduated from Fairhope High School in Fairhope, Ala.; Bachelor of Science in Business Management
Family: Married to Ryan Moran. One daughter (25) Amanda Myers, who is married to Richard Myers. They live in Columbus. We are blessed to have other family members here as well.
Favorite book: That is a hard one because there are so many great books and so little time to read them all. My all-time favorite would probably be "The Second Son" by Charles Sailor.
Favorite movie: I would say without a doubt it is "Holiday Inn." My mother and I always made a point to watch it every Christmas, so now it's not the holidays without watching it at least once.
Favorite restaurant: Persepolis Persian in Atlanta. The Albaloo Polo (Sour Cherries steamed with Basmati Rice and chicken) is amazing! I'm way overdue for a dish!
Favorite quote: "Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be." -- Helen Keller
Best concert attended: Yo-Yo Ma with the Boston Pops