Melissa R. Clark, CPA

Melissa R. Clark, CPA

Senior Business Consultant

Melissa graduated from DeVry University in February 2002, where she received a bachelor's degree in Accounting with an emphasis in information systems. She began her public accounting career in Butler, Missouri, working for a local public accounting firm. In October 2007, she started her own small tax practice. Melissa also operated a restaurant for several years. Her experience consists of individual, partnership, and corporate tax planning and preparation. She possesses a strong background in farming and construction operations. She has also had experience in auditing local municipalities and water districts.

She is an Intuit Pro Advisor for QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online and is certified on

Melissa joined Troutt, Beeman & Co., P.C. as a part-time tax preparer in January 2013. In July 2013, she became a full-time employee as a Tax Senior in our Harrisonville office. January 2015, her title was changed to Senior Business Consultant as she covers many small business needs in addition to her tax planning and preparation responsibilities. She assists with accounting services, client training on accounting matters and various computer software applications, implementing procedures, and consulting with management.

Melissa is a member of the AICPA and Missouri Society of CPA's.