Chief Collaboration & Integration Officer
Melissa grew up on a farm, where she learned early on that hard work is very important. She took an accounting class in high school and was inspired to pursue the field. Melissa joined the firm in 2013 as firm administrator and now serves as Chief Collaboration & Integration Officer. A vital member of the team, she is valued by her clients and colleagues.
Originally from Minnesota, Melissa resides in Garretson, South Dakota, with her husband, Mike, and their two daughters, Anna and Allison. When she isn’t at the office, Melissa can be found watching sports, going for walks, hiking in the beautiful local state parks, and spending time with family. She’s currently watching all the Marvel movies with her daughter. Melissa loves to travel and is happy visiting any place where she can find snowcapped mountains.
Designations & Certifications
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – South Dakota
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- South Dakota CPA Society (SDCPAS)
- Buena Vista University
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting