Melanie received her degree in accountancy from DePaul University and has over 14 years of professional accounting experience working for small and large corporations across multiple industries. In 2015 she chose to work with individuals and small self-employed business owners with preparing tax returns and created Lifestyle and Career Essentials.

Her mission is to promote client growth through financial education and provide individuals and self-employed professionals access to cost-efficient accounting and tax expertise.

In 2019, she partnered with Denitricia Johnson to create Johnson and Curry Accounting LLC to expand her services to include accounting and bookkeeping. She acknowledges the fact that every client has their own financial footprint and will take the time to provide a service that matches your specific accounting and tax needs.

Melanie is known for being sharp, dedicated, loyal, and passionate about her work.

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