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About: Since 2005, Melissa has provided Baker Holtz clients with income tax compliance and consulting services, with a specialization in the estates and trusts. She is currently the Tax Principal of the firm. Melissa completed her BBA in Accounting and Finance at Grand Valley State University in 2004 and received her Master of Science in Accounting a year later.  While attending GVSU, she was a member of Beta Alpha Psi, an accounting honors society. She received her CPA license in 2006.

Hobbies: Originally from Alpena, Melissa makes several trips home to visit family and friends throughout the year. Her favorite time to head north is in October, as the drive instantly becomes a free color tour. During the summer months Melissa can be found on the golf course and enjoys traveling to Raleigh, North Carolina, where her nephew and niece live.

Affiliation with the Literacy Center: Melissa became connected with the Literacy Center in 2016. 

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