Melissa is an experienced Controller with extensive experience in the hospital and healthcare industry. She brings strong analytical skills along with expertise in trend analysis, budgeting, accounting, general ledger and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Prior to joining Supporting Strategies in 2018, Melissa was a Senior Financial Analyst and then Controller with the Southwest Transplant Alliance, a nonprofit organ-procurement organization. Her varied responsibilities included preparing and analyzing monthly financial statements, managing the company's bank accounts, maintaining financial policies and procedures, and providing financial analyses for capital investments, pricing decisions and contract negotiations.
Earlier in her career, Melissa served as an Accounting Senior for Alon USA, a refiner and marketer of petroleum products. There, she maintained general ledger accounts related to job cost, prepared and analyzed monthly financial statements, managed internal and external audit, and more. She has also held roles including Financial Analyst, Accounting Supervisor and General Accountant.
Melissa holds a Master of Science in Accounting (cum laude) and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University.