Terri Nickerson joined the firm in 1995 as a tax accountant, and was promoted to manager in the tax and assurance services department. In January 2010, Melton became a shareholder in the firm. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston. Terri is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She was the recipient of the Top Ten Award for Outstanding Achievement on the Uniform CPA Examination from the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.
Terri is an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She lives in Palm Beach Gardens where her daughter lives and works while her two sons live in Orlando while obtaining degrees from UCF. The oldest of her three children, Chad, was honorably discharged as a Sergeant after spending five years in the Army as a combat engineer, during which time he was deployed for 12 months in Iraq and an additional 15 months in Afghanistan.