Melissa Vanderhoof has a unique background in medicine and health professions, most recently studies in Financial Therapy. Her empathy, listening skills, and attention to detail lend to her understanding of each client’s individual economic and life situations. This is reflected in her personalized financial advice, her ability to customize robust financial plans, and her capacity to deeply listen to each client’s story.
Melissa holds a B.A. in Planned Studies from Ithaca College, a B.S. in Nursing from SCSU, and a graduate certificate in Financial Therapy from KSU along with the Series 65 securities license.
Memberships include FPA, FTA, AFCPE
In the local community, Melissa is a Board Member and Chair of the Board Development Committee for the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation; a member of Board of Directors for the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the local BNI Summit Chapter.
Outside of finance, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, meditation and religious practice and study, exploring local natural spaces and making meaningful connections with people.