Melissa is currently the CFO for Agranco Corp., USA. Agranco provides agriculture and bioremediation products and services around the world. With over 25 distributorships spanning Asia, the Americas, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, Agranco is the global resource for wastewater treatment, waste management, environmental bioremediation, aquaculture, and specialized feed additives to promote animal nutrition.
Melissa has close to 25 years experience specializing in finance, accounting, human resources, business strategy, and applied technologies. She has a track record of taking companies with significant operational and compliance deficiencies and streamlining and actualizing successful infrastructure, policy/process improvements and implementation. She has built various accounting and human resources departments from the ground up and has developed strategic plans for high growth companies in addition to developing crucial KPI metrics and dashboards for various CEOs.
Melissa began her career in 2001 as a CPA with Kaufman, Rossin & Co. She then went on to work for various companies such as World Fuel Services (NYSE), Live Nation (NYSE), and MTN Satellite Communications as internal auditing and accounting staff and eventually became CFO for The Recon Group, Inc. and EveryMundo, LLC in which she was part of the deal team for the successful exit to PROS, Inc (NYSE). Throughout her career, Melissa has been placed in highly challenging roles and has always achieved favorable and successful results.
Education & Certification
Melissa received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Florida International University and a Masters in Accounting from Nova Southeastern University. She is a Florida CPA and a SHRM Senior Certified Human Resources Professional.
Melissa was born to Cuban immigrant parents and raised in Miami. She has strong ties to the community through various charitable organizations that she is involved with. Melissa has a passion for philanthropy, entrepreneurship, and technology and is focused on helping Miami become a mecca for these through her professional and community work.