Melissa L. Kinter, CPA

Melissa L. Kinter, CPA


Melissa is a Certified Public Accountant with 15 years of experience providing advisory and assurance services for not-for-profit entities and privately held companies.

She holds expertise in the following disciplines:

  • Audit, review, and compilations of financial statements for public charities, private foundations, real estate companies, start-ups, manufacturing, construction, professional services, and distributors
  • Financial reporting under U.S. GAAP and OCBOA (cash and income tax basis)
  • Consultation for complex accounting issues and writing research technical memo
  • Accounting for business combinations and consolidations
  • Governance matters for not-for-profits and private companies
  • Internal control reviews and best practice recommendations

Prior to joining Seiler in 2020, Melissa was an Assurance Manager at BPM. She also previously worked at Mayer, Hoffman, & McCann.

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Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • ProVisors – Palo Alto 2 Group


Education / Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Accounting, San Diego State University
  • Certified Public Accountant, California


Community Affiliations

  • Board of Directors, Finance Committee, and Treasurer for Housing Choices Coalition