Melissa is the leader of Durrett Law & Title’s daily administrative, financial, and risk management operations, ensuring the Company operates as a current state-of-the art business with a customer-driven focus. She is primarily responsible for the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of our Best Practices Certified control systems designed to protect our client information, preserve and grow company assets and report accurate financial results. Melissa has been very successful in formulating the company’s future direction and supporting tactical initiatives to grow while maintaining the highest standards of client service, integrity and security.
Melissa works as a liason with our accounting, human resources and tax planning and preparation professionals, as well as bank professionals and treasury departments to ensure our client funds are accounted for and secure. Melissa performs task on a daily basis such as 3-way reconciliations of accounts holding real estate escrow funds, monitoring and approving bank treasury payments from those accounts, and monitoring security of those accounts.