Melody Chung is Southwest Key’s Chief Financial Officer. She oversees the Financial Accounting, Payroll and Accounts Payable departments consisting of three directors and over 30 staff with 9 CPAs. She is responsible for the oversight and administration of all the financial activities including preparation of financial reports, planning and forecasting, proposal preparation and contract negotiation, cash management, payables and payroll.
Melody has over twenty-five years of experience in public accounting and industry, with audit experience in nonprofit organizations, school districts, cities, governmental agencies and banking. She received her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Accounting from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She received her Certified Public Accountant License in 1986. She has volunteered as treasurer and financial secretary in various nonprofit organizations in the past twenty years. In 1996, Melody received a Top Idea Corporate Award for development and implementing quality improvement from IBM Corporation. In 2013, she received the Best CFO award by Austin Business Journal.
Melody and her husband have been married for over 30 years and have two children.