Melissa Rutten is Chief Financial Officer of Palmer & Cay, managing the firm’s finances and supporting the Company’s strategic initiatives.
Melissa joined Palmer & Cay in 2015 as the Controller. Prior to joining Palmer & Cay, she spent her professional time in a number of international financial roles including working at Novelis, a global rolled aluminum and recycling manufacturer where she served on the Investor Relations team, as well as the Global Financial Reporting Project Management team. Prior to joining Novelis, Melissa worked at PwC in the Accounting and Financial Reporting Transactions practice in Atlanta and in the Technology, Infocomm and Entertainment and Media Audit practice in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Melissa holds her Certified Public Accountant license in Georgia and is a Cum Laude graduate of the University of Georgia where she obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics. While studying at the University of Georgia, Melissa had the opportunity to study abroad at Oxford University where she discovered her love of international travel and business. Melissa resides in Atlanta with her Dutch husband and daughter.