Melisa F. Galasso, CPA, is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. She designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not for profit and governmental accounting. Galasso is a Certified Professional in Learning & Performance (CPLP) and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer designation. She also serves on the FASB's Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), the AICPA's Technical Issues Committee (TIC), has had leadership roles on various A&A committees, and serves on the VSCPA's Board of Directors. She is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient and was honored as a 40 under 40 by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017 and 2018. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.