Melissa Yoder

  • Regional Managing Principal, Eastern Midwest
  • CLA Peoria


Melissa Yoder is the regional managing principal over our Eastern Midwest Region. She has nearly 20 years of experience working with privately held businesses and their owners. She has a variety of experience combining an assurance background with strategic and succession planning, merger and acquisitions, and helping business owners improve profitability of their business. 


Melissa graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University with a Bachelors in Accounting.

In the community

Melissa currently serves on various boards, including Carle Health - Methodist, the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, and the W.D. Boyce Council.   Melissa is also a member of the American Insitute of Certified Public Accountants, serving on the PCPS Executive Committee, as well as the Illinois CPA Society.