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Melanie L. Ballestas, CPA





Direct Dial: 860-561-6830
Fax: 860-726-7730

Areas of Expertise

Long-Term Care, Non-Profit Organizations, Educational Institutions, Healthcare, IT Controls & Risk Assessment, Accounting & Auditing


General Experience Highlights

As a manager in our Non-Profit Services Group, Melanie has 13 years of experience in providing services to a diverse group of non-profit organizations including human service agencies, membership, healthcare, community and private foundations and educational institutions.

Melanie is also a member of BlumShapiro’s Process and Controls Consulting Group where she provides services such as Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and assessments of overall business risks for companies.

Professional Education

  • Bryant University ─ Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • University of Connecticut ─ Master of Science in Accounting

Professional Organizations and Activities


Advisors | Auditors | Consultants | CPAs - Blum Shapiro is one of the premier public accounting firms in the northeast and a Top 100 CPA Firm in the U.S. Our professionals serve businesses, individuals and organizations in Boston (MA), Hartford (CT), Cranston (RI), Shelton (CT) ,Quincy (MA) and Newton (MA) with audit, tax and business consulting services. Our firm has developed practice areas in automotive, construction, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit organizations and professional service firms. New Haven CT, Fairfield CT, Norwalk CT, Waterbury CT.