Who We Are

Melissa Zepeda, CAP , Office Manager

Melissa Zepeda, CAP

Melissa’s responsibilities at WJ Interests involve managing all office and administrative procedures using her exceptional organizational skills to ensure efficient and seamless operations, while demonstrating outstanding customer service to clients, prospective clients, and business partners. She also oversees day-to-day SEC compliance and regulatory oversight for the WJ advisors and the firm.

Melissa came to WJ with over 20 years of experience in Office Management. She has a varied background in Oil & Gas, Title Insurance, Education, and Marketing & Trading. Melissa earned her CAP (Certified Administrative Professional) certification in 2009 and maintains her credentials through the International Association of Administrative Professionals. She thrives on supporting her colleagues and keeping things running smoothly, so that their time can be used to better service our clients’ interests.

Family is most important to Melissa and she is the proud mother of two children (a son and daughter), who are spaced a mere 17 years apart. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys cooking, reading and occasionally karaoke-ing. She lives in Richmond with her daughter and five rescue dogs.

Q: What accomplishment are you most proud of?
A: My children…raising strong-willed, charismatic, respectful human beings!

Q: What are three words people use to describe you?
A: Organized. Creative. Tenacious.

Q: When you are not working, what do you care about the most?
A: Family, friends and church – all of my family live within 5 to 15 minutes of each other and we attend church and family lunch together every Sunday, and we all come together for family game night at least once a month!

Q: What makes WJ unique?
A: Our staff…we are a family environment where everyone genuinely cares for each other and that same care is given to our clients and community.


Member of International Association of Administrative Professionals
Member of American Society of Administrative Professionals
Member of American Association of Notaries


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