Melissa Klass, CPA

Audit Manager

(714) 978-1300

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Melissa is an audit manager who joined the WNDE team in 2011. She is involved in all aspects of an audit engagement, from planning to issuance of the financial statements. She services clients in a wide variety of industries, including distribution, manufacturing, health care, non-profits and governmental entities. Both of her parents are CPAs, and she is often quoted saying, “it must be genetic.”

Melissa was born in Santa Barbara and raised in Bakersfield. She was a competitive gymnast for 15 years and a national champion in 2002. She currently lives in Irvine with her husband Paul and their two cats, Henry and Larry. Melissa enjoys traveling, spending time with her family (especially her younger sister Vanessa), and discovering new restaurants.

Expertise:

  • Audits, Reviews and Compilations.
  • Privately Held For-Profit Companies and Non-Profit Organizations.
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits.

Education:

  • University of California Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics, Emphasis in Accounting
  • CPA Designation: 2016

Professional Affiliations:

  • AICPA
  • CalCPA