Melissa Leonard

Sr. Financial Planner

Melissa is a Sr. Financial Planner at Facet Wealth and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional with over 9 years of experience within the financial services industry. She has a passion for empowering others by giving them the knowledge and tools they need to achieve financial freedom.

Originally from the east coast, Melissa now resides in Seattle with her husband, Jeff, and dog, Roebling. Outside of work, you may find her planning her next DIY home project or an international trip, trying new restaurants, or getting in a good workout at the gym or on one of Washington State’s beautiful hiking trails.

Education: Virginia Tech, B.S.

“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.” -Sally Koch

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Hiking in Mt. Rainier National Park. The beautiful PNW scenery never gets old!

At farm in Chiang Mai, Thailand where we learned to make several traditional Thai dishes.

My dog, Roebling, supervised my biggest home project yet.

My husband and I have really improved our pizza making skills with all the time spent at home this past year.

If you could visit anywhere in the world you've never been, where would you go?

Vietnam. My travels are often centered around the cuisines I eat and enjoy the most.

What's the coolest thing you're working on right now?

Learning Italian.

Where's your favorite place in the world?

Anywhere in Italy. Living there is part of my retirement goal.

What's your secret talent that no one knows about?

I’m an avid DIYer. From home projects to repurposing wine bottles to make candles, I love the creative outlet of building and making things.