Melissa WernerMelissa joined the Firm in 2010 and works as a liaison to the Accounting and Auditing Quality Control Partner to manage and review all the audits within the practice. Prior to joining the firm, Melissa spent 10 years working for internationally and regionally recognized public accounting firms. Melissa is a systems-oriented manager with an understanding of financial and SEC reporting and 16 years of diversified accounting, auditing and tax experience.

Throughout her career, Melissa has served both public and private companies in various industries including construction, manufacturing and distribution, retail, employee benefit plans, not-for profit organizations, technology, professional services, and consulting. She oversees all aspects of the engagements, and has planned and managed audit, review, and compilation engagements for companies in these industries, in addition to providing accounting and auditing advice to her colleagues and clients for the industries served.

Melissa is a member of the NJCPA and actively participates in the Pay Forward campaign which alerts high school students to the rewarding opportunities of pursuing a degree in accounting.

A graduate of Kean University, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Melissa resides in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, with her husband, Steven and her children Steven, Lucas and Emma. She is an active member of her church, St. Theresa’s in Little Egg Harbor, and in the Boys Scouts of America.