Melissa Preston is an award-winning Certified Public Accountant and National Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program alumni, bringing more than 20 years of vast experience to the financial industry.
At the introduction of Preston’s career, she worked as a consultant for several organizations and internationally renowned, Big 4 Accounting Firm, Deloitte, LLP. During that tenure, she realized she wanted to do more to affect change in the industry and the business and lives of her clients. In 2005, Melissa took control of her future and founded Preston CPA, a certified public accounting firm located in the heart of downtown Atlanta. Preston understood the anxiety that surrounded financial areas like auditing, accounting, and taxes and it was her mission to eliminate that anxiety and replace it with unwavering confidence. From her firm’s serious take on education by adhering to the Continuing Professional Education standards to the firm’s unique quality and culture they have been able to transform situations that could have a negative impact by thinking outside the box and delivering favorable results. Her firm aims to stay humble and work with clients until they fully understand their financial picture; present and future.
As a minority and woman owned business, Melissa values giving back to the community. Being awarded the Invest Atlanta 2016 Community Favorite, her firm rose to become one of Atlanta’s favored financial organizations. Her Preston CPA audit team performs A-133 Compliance Audits for state, local and federal organizations via contracting and sub-contracting services. Their continued relationship with major Clients such as the Georgia Lottery Corporation was built by providing high standard of services.