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Melissa A. Pugne


  • Tax Services

Industries & Specialties

  • Energy & Related Industries
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Not-For-Profit
  • Private Investment Companies
  • Real Estate

Melissa A. Pugne, EA, MST

Tax Partner

Melissa has been with Sisterson since 2006. Her expertise includes tax planning and tax return review for S corporations, C corporations, partnerships, individuals and non-profits. Melissa works with clients in a variety of industries including family owned businesses, real estate, oil and gas, technology, manufacturing and distribution, private foundations and public charities. She has experience with multiple state returns, like-kind exchanges, tax planning and tax projections. Melissa is on the firm’s CPE committee and coordinates the firm’s continuing education programs. She also instructs courses on a variety of topics including partnership taxation, qualified opportunity zones (QOZs), Form 990-PF preparation and quarterly tax estimates.

Melissa lives with her husband and daughter in Collier Township and enjoys listening to the Pittsburgh Pirates.


  • B.S. in Accounting, Robert Morris University
  • M.S. in Taxation, Robert Morris University

Professional Certifications

  • Enrolled Agent

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • PIOGA (Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association) Member
  • CREW (Commercial Real Estate for Women Network) – Board Treasurer
  • Young Professional Women in Energy - Former Board Member

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