Meet Our Team
at CMBA, Your Small Business CFO
Colette Mellott MS, CMA, EA
Certified Management Accountant
Senior Tax Professional
Colette Mellott is the founder and President of CMBA. She has earned a Masters Degree in Personal Financial Planning & Counseling from the University of Alabama and has earned a Bachelors Degree in Business - Finance from Pennsylvania State University. Ms. Mellott has earned multiple professional certifications and licensures. In addition to earning designation as a Certified Management Accountant, she is licensed by the IRS to practice as an Enrolled Agent. Ms. Mellott has over 20 years experience serving clients in public accounting as well as working for large corporations in private industry.
As a member of several professional organizations, she remains informed on the most current topics and standards in the industry. Many of these organizations hold their members to a higher standard for both ethical standards of practice as well as more stringent continuing education requirements than minimum industry standards. Ms. Mellott is an active member of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA).
Ms. Mellott is also committed to serving local community organizations in a volunteer capacity. With a heart for education, training and advancement, Ms. Mellott is passionate about passing on her knowledge and experience to others. She is committed to come along side others to help them realize success in their businesses and careers
Bookkeeper and Tax Professional
Diane Nyce joined our team in Fall of 2022. She has completed coursework in Accounting and Business Administration at Drexel University and is continuing her higher education experience. Diane has been working in the tax and accounting field for over 20 years. Diane has a true passion for helping others and seeing her clients succeed. She participates in the IRS Annual Filing Season Program. The program requires tax related professional continuing education annually and strict ethics adherence.
Diane is highly active in the community, continually looking for ways to serve others. She has a heart for passing her knowledge and experience on to others to help them succeed in their goals. Diane is excited to come along side you as you work towards growing your business. Diane is a graduate of Souderton Area High School and still resides in the local area on the family farm with her husband and 2 of her children. Outside of work she enjoys baking, camping, gardening, and vacationing with her family and their miniature schnauzer babies.
Katie joined our team in 2019. She is working on coursework through Lebanon Valley College. Katie enjoys working on Social Media and Marketing projects. She keeps clients informed by disseminating useful information on our social media, website and in our newletters.
Katie is active in the community and has a passion to help others, taking on leadership roles with enthusiasm. Outside of work and studies she enjoys sports, whether it is coaching, participating or just spectating.
Marketing and Social Media
Through out the year we are also joined by part time administrative team members that help to support our professional team.