Meloni Hallock is a Managing Director, Partner and co-founder of Acacia Wealth Advisors. She has more than 32 years of experience in providing ultra-high-net worth-individuals and families with creative and comprehensive personal financial planning services. Her specialties include asset allocation and investment planning, estate and gift planning, charitable giving, tax planning and risk management services.
Prior to Acacia Wealth Advisors and Highyower, Meloni was a tax partner in Ernst & Young’s Los Angeles office, where she served as the Pacific Southwest area director of Personal Financial Counseling. Meloni earned her Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Missouri St. Louis, and Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and holds the Personal Financial Specialist™ (PFS™) and Certified Investment Analyst® (CIMA®) designations.
Meloni has been a long-time board member of the American Red Cross of the Greater Los Angeles region and is a founding member of the LA chapter’s Tiffany Circle Society for women in philanthropy. She is the former Chair of the Investment Committee for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Meloni serves on the board of the California Community Foundation, chairing the Audit Committee and serving as a member of the Investment and Program Committees. She is on the cabinet of Women United for the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles