Melissa Sanders joined Trust Company of America in 2016 and has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, working on both the investment management side as well as in C-Suite sales. As Regional Vice President, she serves as a partner and consultant to independent advisors in the Midwest region.
As an industry veteran, Melissa has worked with thousands of advisors, profiled every type of firm, has gathered best practices from around the country and is a wealth of knowledge for RIAs looking to grow and streamline their businesses. Her extensive experience includes years as a Regional Director for SEI Investments and more recently, as Director of Sales for AI Insight, Inc. the go-to firm for alternative investment training and education for RIAs and Broker/Dealers. She is a regular speaker and educational content creator for industry events in addition to delivering valuable practice management insight to independent advisors.
Melissa is a Certified Senior Advisor Candidate of the Society of Certified Senior Advisors and is Charter Member of the Women’s Initiative Network within Alternative and Direct Investment Securities Association. She has been elected to and sits on both public and private boards to give back to her community. Melissa holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communications/marketing from Menlo College in Atherton, CA.