Melissa is originally from Los Angeles, California. She moved to the East Coast to study Finance and Accounting at NYU Stern. After graduating cum laude with her BS, she spent six years working in risk management at Barclays. She is currently pursuing her MBA at the Yale School of Management as a Forte Fellow, and has passed Level III of the Chartered Financial Analyst Exams. Post-graduation, Melissa will be working in Equity Research.
Melissa has a long history of teaching, and she’s even held a Teaching Fellow position for Negotiations at Yale. She has also mentored students through the Streetwise Partners program. Her tutoring specialties include Statistics, Finance, Accounting, GRE math, and MBA admissions.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking, and scuba diving.