Melissa DeDonder

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With over 11 years of experience in the community banking industry, Melissa specializes in the areas of internal audit, information technology exams, financial statement audits, directors’ exams, trust audits, bank taxation, and regulatory reporting.

She routinely works with banks in Kansas, Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma, and on select special projects in other states.

Melissa DeDonder is the Business Director for K·Coe ISG, a CPA in Kansas, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is certified as a Community Banking Cybersecurity Manager (CBCM). Melissa is a graduate of Wichita State University with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in accounting and a minor in finance.



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