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