Melissa has been with Smith & Howard since 1999.  As a Partner in our Tax Services Group, Melissa provides tax planning, compliance and consulting services to individuals and businesses, and has worked most extensively with construction, professional services, manufacturing, distribution, and trucking businesses. She is a member of our Manufacturing/Distribution group.

Melissa received a BBA in Accounting and a BBA in Finance from Valdosta State University, and a Master of Taxation from Georgia State University. She is a member of the AICPA and in the Georgia Society of CPAs, where she is a member of the taxation section, an alumnus of the GSCPA Leadership Academy, served on the Financial Literacy Task Force and is a CPA Professional Mentor. Melissa is also a member of the Atlanta Tax Forum.

In her spare time, Melissa enjoys reading and watching college football and Braves’ baseball.