Melanie has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years with a focus on women in transition. Beginning in a private family office, she transitioned to a national wealth management company where she enjoyed over 15 years serving clients from all walks of life and in all stages of their lives, especially periods of transition. She finds working with women and issues associated with the aging population particularly rewarding. Melanie graduated from Georgia State University (BBA, Finance) and has been a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ since 2006. She served as Executive Director of Women Renewed, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving women in transition where she has helped over 200 women. Melanie enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, traveling, and training her German Shephard, Ana.