Melissa joined Duke in 2022 as a principal auditor focused on financial and operational audits of the Duke University Health System (DUHS). This includes Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital.
Prior to joining Duke, Melissa worked as a senior tax analyst at BMC. Melissa has also held roles in tax at two public accounting firms, Johnson Lambert LLP and RSM US, LLP. She is passionate about higher education and has also served as the student and outreach engagement coordinator for graduate programs at Elon University.
Melissa holds a Master of Accounting (North Carolina State University, 2017); a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Financial Analysis (North Carolina State University, 2016); and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA, North Carolina).