Melissa MontgomeryFINANCIAL PLANNING ANALYST
Where did you grow up?
Arden Hills, MN
What was your first job?
Food service at Presbyterian Homes Lake Johanna
How long have you worked at NOFG?
I’ve worked for Thrivent since 2004 and started at North Oaks in 2010
What are you primary responsibilities at NOFG?
Financial Planning Analysts
What do you enjoy most about your role/work?
I enjoy accomplishing goals and completing work efficiently.
What do clients seem to appreciate most about you?
Most clients will never meet me, but they hopefully appreciate the accurate and organized financial reports I prepare for their appointments.
Have you ever won an award? If so, what was it for?
It’s not an award, but I have a Kaizen green belt certification.
How do you spend your time away from the office?
Spending time with family (my dad lives with me and I see my mom almost daily and I LOVE hanging out with my two daughters), traveling, my 2 cats that everyone in the house is allergic to, our home that is like our cabin (on a lake), and spending time outdoors – skiing, walking, hiking, biking, boating, etc.
Do you have a favorite…sports team, show, movie or book?
I’m sports illiterate, but love movies/books (read mostly fiction novels, see most movies in theaters, and binge watch tv series).