As the Senior Vice President of Finance, Melanie Lis provides strategic financial input and leadership for pension funds and investments, new programs and strategies, and regulatory actions.
She also oversees the preparation of Caron's financial statements and reports, budgets, and strategic plans.
Melanie came to Caron in 2021, after an accounting career in the corporate sector spanning almost three decades. She has worked in public accounting, service industries, and manufacturing with experience in accounting and controllership and a proven track record of success in improving processes and eliminating inefficiencies. She is Green Belt and LEAN Certified.
Most recently, she was the vice president of finance for a school and commercial bus company in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania. For most of her career, Melanie was the assistant controller for Penske Truck Leasing in Green Hills, Pennsylvania.
Melanie is a certified public accountant with a Master of Business Administration from Alvernia University, Reading, PA, and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Albright College, Reading, PA.
To be able to to put my financial experience and expertise to work supporting Caron’s mission of Recovery for Life is the best part of this job and something I think about every day when I walk in the door.”