Melinda Spendow

Melinda Spendow

Staff Accountant


• Bachelor of business administration in accounting and finance from Grand Valley State University
• Currently studying and planning to sit for the CPA exam

What is your area of specialty – how do you best help your clients?

I specialize in tax, providing federal and state tax preparation.

What are your top 5 strengths? What is your favorite strength?

1. Achiever
2. Responsibility
3. Discipline
4. Relator
5. Learner – my favorite strength! I love to continue learning and gaining experience in every aspect of my life.

How do you like to give back to the community?

I am an active member in a Michigan based charity organization that helps provide financial support for families in need.

What are your superpowers – something you’re good at that others should know about?

I love to learn new things, whether it’s a new craft, new hobby, or tax related. I enjoy figuring out how to do something new and expand my knowledge.

Accomplishment you’re proud of?

Going back to college years later and obtaining the hours I need and sitting for the CPA exam makes me most proud. There have been times that the dream felt so far away and impossible.

Tell us about your life outside of work (family/pets/sports/activities/interests/hobbies)

In my free time I enjoy spending time with my husband and 2 dogs. I also enjoy reading, crafts, gaming, and Star Wars.

What is your favorite part of working at the firm?

The best part of working for Hungerford is having teammates who take time to share ideas, knowledge, show me how to do new things, and talk things through with me. Being a team helps everyone grow, learn, and become better at what they do.