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Melanie Askew, CPA, Audit Manager

"I love what I do because I get to meet so many amazing people both in the office and out, I am constantly learning new things, and I get to go see some really amazing places all while getting paid."


  • Self-admitted coffee lover/aficionado/snob
  • Music lover
  • Builder of snow people and other structures
  • Classic car fan

Areas of Expertise:

  • Working with school districts, tribally-controlled schools and employee benefit trust pools
  • Financial statement and compliance audits
  • Recipient of the Advanced Single Audit Certificate from the AICPA
  • Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports 
  • Reviews of Meritorious Budget Award submissions for ASBO International
  • Presenter at grant school conferences sponsored by HeinfeldMeech
  • Speaker at events sponsored by the Arizona Rural Schools Association and the Native American Grant School Association

Links to Articles and Presentations:


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Phi Kappa Phi