Melissa Yost



Melissa Yost has over two years of experience in public accounting.  Prior to joining the firm, she spent time in the banking world as well as holding positions in human resources and management. She started her accounting career here at BKC as a tax intern and is looking forward to being able to learn and grow within the firm. As a staff accountant at BKC, she provides services for individual, trust, estate, and corporate tax, accounting services including QuickBooks, bookkeeping, and payroll, as well as financial statement audits and compilations. Melissa recently graduated from the MSA program at Western Michigan University in December 2018 and is currently studying for the CPA exams. 

Melissa resides in the Kalamazoo area with her husband Alex and two dogs, Maverick & Goose.  Outside of work she enjoys all things outdoors including running, golfing, camping, hunting & fishing, and attending sporting events.

Western Michigan University, MSA​


Practice Emphasis:
  • Auditing, Accounting, and Tax Services

  • Corporate and Individual Taxation

  • QuickBooks and Bookkeeping

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Michigan Institute of Certified Public Accountants


“I choose BKC for many reasons. BKC offers an environment that provides knowledge and the ability for growth while still a family feel. As a team we work well together and have fun doing it. I enjoy coming to work knowing that we are working with great local people and businesses in our community. Working for a company that supports its’ employees and community makes me very proud to be part of it.”