Mel is a native Texan with very little accent except when drinking, who has appeared in Parks and Recreation, Casual, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Brooklyn 99, Reno 911! and a number of silly commercials. He generally plays the face of the product you do not want to buy. He has performed regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles since 2006. Currently, he is a staff writer for the upcoming E! drama The Arrangement.