Project Description

Melissa B. Kennedy, CPA

Melissa is a manager in Draffin Tucker’s Tax service group in Albany, where she focuses on commercial industries, specifically education, construction and physician practices. In this capacity, Melissa provides comprehensive tax planning, review and advisory services to individuals, corporations and partnerships.

Before joining the commercial department, Melissa worked for seven years in the firm’s healthcare department. She has experience with audit, review and compilation services, as well as reimbursement, and tax return preparation and review.

Melissa is a Certified Public Accountant licenses to practice in Georgia.

Melissa is originally from Americus, Georgia. In her spare time, she loves to read and cherishes time with her husband, Jeff, son Trenton, and daughter Katy, whether doing arts-and-crafts, swimming, or playing with their pets. Melissa is an avid sports fan and, in the fall, can be found cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.


Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, magna cum laude, Georgia Southwestern State University

Albany-Dougherty County Chamber of Commerce, Firm Representative

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants

Leadership Albany, Alumna

Melissa Kennedy website


Email: Melissa B. Kennedy
Phone: (229) 883-7878

LinkedIn: Connect


  • Agribusiness

  • Construction

  • Closely-Held Businesses

  • Estates & Trusts

  • High Net Worth Individuals

  • Law Firms

  • Physician Practices

  • Restaurants

  • Not-for-Profit

  • Real Estate

  • Petroleum



    • Financial Statement Audits
    • Financial Statement Compilations
    • Financial Statement Reviews
    • Personal Financial Statements
  • TAX

    • Individual Income Tax
    • Business Tax
    • Estate Tax
    • Fiduciary Tax
    • Exempt Filings
    • Property Tax

    • Accounting and Bookkeeping