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Melissa Doran, CPA

Vice President
Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor
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Melissa Doran, CPA is Vice President and shareholder of Peridot Consulting, Inc. She has been doing business and tax consulting in Asheville since 2002 and a practicing Certified Public Accountant since 2009. She is also a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.


Melissa provides one-to-one support to small businesses by offering to consult in bookkeeping, payroll, accounting, and tax representation. She provides insight with a strategic view related to tax, and long-term goals for individuals and businesses.


A certified public accountant (CPA) is an accounting professional who has met state licensing requirements to earn their CPA designation through educational training, experience and passing the CPA Exam. The CPA license is an assurance of quality, showing that an accounting professional has met the profession’s highest standards of competence and achievement.


A ProAdvisor is a QuickBooks certified accounting professional who provides strategic insights to drive small business success.


Melissa is a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. 


Melissa holds a Master of Accountancy and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Western Carolina University.

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