Melissa has been the Director of Operations and Client Services Administrator for Brackens Financial Solutions Network since June of 2014, focusing on providing a wide range of service and support functions for the firm. She has 20 years of experience in the industry. She began her career in financial services at Smith Barney in New York, NY, where she was a Registered Marketing Associate, assisting a team of portfolio managers. In 2016, she was a recipient of the Central New York Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc.'s Excellence Award.
After her move back to Syracuse, she worked for Armory Capital Management as a Client Relationship Administrator and Chief Compliance Officer. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from William Smith College. Outside of work, she has a wide variety of interests including volunteer work and helping with her son’s activities. Her passion is helping people, whether at work or home.