Melanie is the founder of Kalex Valuations Inc. and began professional practice in 1985. She has several years of industry experience. Throughout her professional career she has been involved in many assignments for a variety of public and private companies of various sizes and across many industries. She obtained her training at two large international accounting firms as well as in industry. Melanie placed second in Canada on the CICBV membership examination. She founded Kalex Valuations Inc. in 1996. Melanie has qualified as an expert in the areas of business/asset valuation, quantification of damages, income determination and forensic accounting. She has testified as an expert in business valuations in the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ontario Superior Court, and for the Investment Dealers’ Association and the Discipline Committee of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, as well as in alternative dispute forums.