Melanie has 20 years of experience in the investment management industry. Prior to joining Lyell, she spent over 11 years as a Portfolio Manager at Atherton Lane Advisers. Her tenure at Atherton Lane was preceded by the Portola Group and LPL Financial.
Melanie holds a BBA in Business Administration from Georgia Southern University where she ran varsity cross-country and was a member and officer of a national honor society.
Melanie and her husband Rob, and their two children live in Sunnyvale. They are actively involved with soccer and baseball, with Melanie serving as a board member of the little league.