With over 25 years of experience as a tax practitioner, Melinda is the Founder, President and Co-Owner of Foos-Garvin Accounting, Inc., a full-service, small-town practice serving the needs of 2000 clients.
Foos-Garvin Accounting and Melinda are members of the Better Business Bureau, Richland County Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) and National Association of Enrolled Agents.
Since 2007, Melinda has been an instructor for NATP. In addition, she has presented at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums, instructed various classes for local organizations and served on the Ohio NATP Chapter as the Education Director. To encourage tax professionals in office ‘best practices,’ Melinda authored the manual Audit Proof the Tax Office in 2012 and has recently published a second manual called Best Practices for the Tax Office. She aspires to support all aspects of the tax preparer’s role when it comes to interacting with clients and the IRS, and encourages all tax professionals to stay current by taking continuing education.