Melanie F. Rice

(and her client, Earl!)

Melanie and Earl

Tax Accountant
Phone 901-761-2110


Melanie manages a wide portfolio of individual tax clients, specializing in the sports industry for the last ten years, and individuals with unusual tax issues. She began her tax career preparing taxes for expatriate Americans through the US Embassy in London in 1989. For the next 15 years she prepared taxes at various bases for Marines, other service members, and military retirees. Her goal is to make tax time as smooth and worry-free as possible for her clients.


  • She graduated from the University of Memphis with a Bachelors Degree in 1983.



  • For the past several years she has represented Fouts & Morgan’s in the March of Dimes, providing accounting services for charity and assisting with the Signature Chef Auction. 
  • Melanie also serves as Officer of Election at her local precinct for the Shelby County Election Commission.
  • She is also Treasurer for Chapter F of PEO, an international organization that seeks to provide educational opportunities for women.


Melanie grew up in Memphis, left but returned. She stays busy with family, church, supporting the Ole Miss Rebels, neighborhood events, and any number of other service activities. She enjoys theatre, art, travel, sewing, and following our athlete clients on the field, court, or diamond.


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