Melissa Larson graduated from BYU with her Master's in Tax in 1998. After graduation she worked for Larson & Company, a local CPA firm in Sandy, Utah where she obtained her CPA license. After two years of working for the firm (and 2 children later), Melissa returned to teach Accounting at BYU. Since 1999, Melissa has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at Utah Valley State College, BYU Provo, University of Utah and BYU Hawaii. In addition, from 2009-2011 Melissa worked at Grant Thornton, Salt Lake City as a Senior Tax Manager.
Melissa is married to Greg Larson (also an alumni of the BYU MACC program) and has 4 children. Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, reading, biking, skiing and does not enjoy running, but does it anyway. She is currently the head instructor for the introductory accounting courses at BYU for the on-campus and online sections and is also working on her Ph.D. in Instructional Psychology and Technology.
B.S., Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1998
M.A., Professional Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1998