Meet Our Team
The oil and gas accounting professionals of PetroLedger Financial Services are the heart of our success. Our team of 90+ bookkeepers, degreed accountants and CPA’s bring an average of 15 years in the industry. We know how to help you succeed because we have been where you are, and our experience is unrivaled.
Melinda Marks, CPA
Vice President, Operations
Melodee Papke, CPA APA
Vice President, Human Resources
Melodee holds a BBA in Accounting from Northeastern State University, and has 30 years experience in oil and gas accounting and management, including significant work with private equity-backed companies preparing and coordinating both transactional and reporting functions. Melodee manages the Tulsa office, where she is responsible for leading multiple accounting teams for our enterprise-level clients, as well as business development. Melodee is both a CPA and an APA (Accredited Petroleum Accountant).
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Jordan comes to PetroLedger having spent six years at WolfePak Software. As their former Director of Professional Services, he administered several teams and oversaw conversions, training, and implementation, as well as handling service sales, navigating mergers and acquisitions, and managed other operations-related responsibilities. Prior to that, he served as the Controller for Tigé Boats, worked in Legal for Blue Cross Blue Shield, and is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force.
Director, Client Success
Elise joined PetroLedger in 2012 after a brief stint in the nonprofit sector. She currently oversees our Houston office, where she works with a wide range of oil and gas stakeholders including non-op, E&P, midstream, and startups. In addition to managing client relationships, Elise processes monthly financial statements, revenue distributions, and reconciliations. She is an experienced WolfePak user and has been trained on Avatar Systems’ Integra platform.
Shannah Goins, CPA
Director, Client Success
Shannah attended TU and Northeastern State, graduating with a BS degree in accounting. She has over 23 years of oil and gas accounting experience including client account management, general ledger, financial reporting, revenue, joint interest billing and owner relations.
Senior Manager, Regulatory
Senior Manager, General Accounting
Senior Manager, Private Clients
Carol has a BBA in Economics and Accounting from Baylor University. She was the Senior Revenue Accountant and then Controller of an oil and gas operator in Addison, TX for over 26 years before joining the PetroLedger team. As Senior Manager, Private Clients she works with directly with several clients while overseeing a team dedicated to keeping these operators running efficiently and successfully.
Senior Manager, JIB/AP
Senior Manager, Revenue
LaWanda’s entire professional career has been in the O&G industry, starting with her position as a Junior Accountant with the Coastal Corporation after graduating from Prairie View A&M University. She has mostly worked in Revenue, though she also has experience in IT budgeting and SOX auditing.
Henry Miller, MS BHS BS
Manager, Special Projects & Human Resources
Henry joins PetroLedger after 20+ years of experience managing people and establishing effective training programs to align with business objectives. He leads our Human Resources Training and Development initiatives, providing counsel on hiring, recruiting, benefits, employee relations, and other training-related topics.
Kyli graduated from Texas Tech in 2018 and moved back to Fort Worth to work as an Executive Assistant to the CFO and Partners at a private oil and gas company for the next three years. During that time she was able to learn an abundance of information about the process of accounting, as well as the amount of dedication and hard work it takes to make a company successful. As an Account Executive, she loves showing prospective clients how PetroLedger can make their life easier!
At Avisto Capital Partners, we believe stability and growth are the foundations of success, innovation and forward progress. With a combined 30 years in the financial industry, we left corporate America to provide better, more customized solutions for the energy sector. We established Avisto Capital Partners after recognizing a need to build a national oil and gas brand for advisory and shared services.
As a holder of one of the leading back office solutions companies in the nation, we are committed to using our expertise to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry as it continues to see a digital evolution. We strive to change the trajectory of underutilized multi-application regional O&G companies and establish them as thought leaders and national players by providing a robust exchange of resources and ideas to propel success.