Melody joined IHS in 2016 as the Financial Reporting Manager. In the fall of 2018, Melody transitioned to Director of Financial Reporting for IHS and Mercatus. She received her BA in economics from the University of California, Irvine where she minored in accounting, and sociology. Melody is a CPA with experience in public accounting at BDO USA, mutual fund accounting at The Capital Group, and non-profit accounting at Saddleback Church. Melody currently serves on the Board of Directors for a non-profit called Right 2 Rhythm and loves to donate her time to help others.
Melody was born and raised in Southern California where she enjoyed climbing some of the highest mountain peaks in the country. After relocating to Virginia in 2016, she continues to enjoy outdoor sports and activities as well as experiencing new cultures and foods.