Melissa K. Conn

Ms. Conn is an Associate for Meritus Ventures. Her responsibilities include analyzing new investment opportunities, business planning and research, financial modeling, due diligence support, and providing operational assistance to portfolio companies in the area of accounting and budgeting. She works in support of the Fund Managers.

In addition, Ms. Conn is an Investment Analyst for Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation and has worked for that company since 2001. Prior to that time, she was a manager in the utilities industry for eight years. Ms. Conn has also worked in public accounting and has served as the office manager for DataBeam Corporation in Lexington, Kentucky, a company that was later acquired by IBM-Lotus in the late 1990’s. Ms. Conn is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a B.S. Degree in Accounting. She also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Morehead State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. In addition, she is a graduate of The Venture Capital Institute sponsored by the National Association of Small Business Investment Corporations (NASBIC).