Advocate of financial literacy, equality, and social change worldwide.


Meet Melanie

Melanie Simmons is a Treasury Practitioner, and Former Co-Chair for The Treasury Management Association of Chicago.  Shortly after graduating from Chicago State University with a bachelor's degree in Finance, Melanie has had countless opportunities to execute Accounting and Finance work for corporations such as Delaware North Companies, Aramark Sports & Entertainment and Legends Hospitality.  During her tenure at Delaware North Company and Aramark Sports & Entertainment, Melanie held the position as the Assistant to the Controller where she was given the opportunity to partner with The Chicago Bears Organization at Soldier Field and The Chicago Park District to prepare financial statements.  During her summers, Melanie contributes her expertise to Legends Hospitality in Partnership with Live Nation to perform Accounting and Cash Management work for concerts and music festivals.

Currently, Melanie is employed full-time as The Treasury Manager at Nitel, headquartered in Chicago.  She's been successful in managing working capital, financial analysis, and a host of other corporate finance functions within The Telecom Technology and Hospitality Industry.  Since Melanie enjoys Finance she has decided to create this website as a starting point to help spread financial literacy and benevolence worldwide, starting with her hometown... Chicago.




Money by Mel Mondays

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Money by Mel Mondays

Every third Monday beginning in January 2020, there will be content released on personal finance.  I’m calling this segment "Monday by Mel Mondays."  Enjoy and please provide feedback!  Constructive criticism will only help my site continue to evolve.