Melanie B. Fernandez, '86 and '91

Partner, Cross, Fernandez & Riley LLP

Melanie B. Fernandez, B.S.B.A. Accounting and MBA, Partner, Cross, Fernandez & Riley LLP

Melanie is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She joined BDO Seidman in 1987 and served as a partner until the closure of the Orlando office. In 2000, she acquired the office with her colleagues and formed what is now Cross, Fernandez & Riley LLP (C/F/R). As a partner in the firm, she provides management and leadership to the members of the C/F/R team. Melanie is a member of the Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting Advisory Board and her firm frequently hires UCF interns and graduates.