Melissa Hicks — TAA Treasure

Melissa Hicks with Dean Dorton Louisville office, Thursday Aug. 5, 2021 in Louisville, Ky. Photo by Mark Mahan Mahan Multimedia

Tax Director & Shareholder, Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC

Melissa is a tax director and shareholder at Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC. She has almost 20 years of public accounting experience and has served a broad range of clients across various industries throughout her career. She focuses her practice on high-net-worth family groups and the equine industry – providing tax planning, compliance, family office, and accounting services.
Melissa is an executive member of Dean Dorton’s equine industry team and a go-to technical advisor in partnership and equine taxation. She is also passionate about animal welfare. In addition to serving on the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance board, she is the current Treasurer of the Kentucky Humane Society and past Treasurer and Board Member of the Lexington Humane Society.