Melissa Deighan currently resides in Jacksonville, FL and holds a Bachelor's in Accounting from the University of North Florida. Melissa is seeking her Masters of Science in Forensic and Fraud Detection from the West Virginia University. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) candidate and, upon graduation, she will be sitting for the CPA and the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) exams. She has over 14 years of experience in the accounting field, having moved her way up from an accounting clerk position to Senior Staff Accountant to her current role as Forensic and Valuation Associate II. She has a passion for solving puzzles and finding inaccuracies in information which makes forensic accounting and valuations the perfect fit for her. There are many things that she enjoys doing outside of work, but by far the most rewarding is being a mom. Without a doubt, Melissa’s favorite activities include spending time with her daughter and making her laugh.