Melanie Hovden

Melanie Hovden


Melanie first started as an intern for Hacker, Nelson & Co., in 2019. She has since continued her accounting career with the firm and has gained experience with preparing individual, estate, partnership, corporation and nonprofit tax returns as well as performing governmental and non-profit audits.

Education and Credentials

  • BA in accounting and management, Luther College
  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Member of Decorah Lutheran Church

Family Life and Hobbies

Melanie and her husband have one dog, Georgia. She enjoys gardening, painting, golfing, and spending time with friends and family.