Chief Compliance Officer
Melanie Lee is the Chief Compliance Officer of Strait & Sound. Melanie is keenly focused on ensuring Strait & Sound Wealth Management meets its fiduciary duties and responsibilities to each of the families we serve.
Melanie’s formal education is in engineering. She brings attention to detail and a strong process orientation to the compliance function at Strait & Sound. In addition, Melanie’s desire to leverage the latest technology tools helps ensure efficiency, empowering the firm to grow in a reliable, stable and compliant manner for years to come.
Since leaving the engineering field and raising two children, Melanie’s focus has been in advising high net worth families on a variety of important issues related to estate planning, tax pre-planning and execution. She was also instrumental in making sure the processes were in place to ensure the smooth transfer of wealth to the next generation.
Previously, Melanie worked as an engineer in Silicon Valley for several technology and biotechnology firms. Her work included providing presentations to well-known entities such as the National Science Foundation.
BS Metallurgical Engineering, University of Washington