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Ashton D. Melchert, CPA

Ashton D. Melchert, CPA

Certified Public Accountant


Ashton has been with KHA since 2008 and has recently become a partner in the company!  She is a licensed CPA and a cum laude graduate of DeVry University with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. She has also attained her Master’s of Business Administration in accounting from The Keller Graduate School of Management.


As the resident "tax expert," Ashton works with clients on all the tax questions, problems and scenarios that come up including: personal, business, sales, payroll and more.  She also coordinates with clients on the online payroll processing system offered by KHA.


Ashton started training for a Shamrock Shuffle 8K with the KHA team back in 2014 using the "Couch to 5 k" app and has since finished several races around Chicago and the south suburbs.  In May of 2016 she ran her first half-marathon (13.1 miles) in Pittsburgh, PA!  She enjoys working out at a local CrossFit gym and recently competed in her first competition!  Ashton supports the non-profit efforts of the ASPCA, an organization that works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide; she and her husband have rescued 3 gorgeous kitties along the way!


Ashton enjoys travelling, concerts, reading, golfing, movies of all genres, scrapbooking memories and spending copious amounts of time with her husband, friends and family!