Meet our Team

Experienced and knowledgable, the Leave it to ME team is cordial and communicative – putting your mind at ease and your finances at the forefront.  Every situation is unique and every challenge has a solution. We are ready to exceed your needs.
Melinda Ellis
Melinda EllisPrincipal
Melinda brings over 30 years of full-charge bookkeeping experience to Leave it to ME. She has worked as an Accounting Manager, Operations Manager and Controller for Advertising & Marketing companies, construction contractors, nonprofit accounting, trucking companies, medical billing companies etc.

Melinda’s aptitude toward efficiency and strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles is one of her stronger qualities. She is an accuracy-focused critical thinker and creative problem-solver, and a lifetime learner who never stops honing her financial skills.

Melinda holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting with a minor in Business Management, is a Certified Bookkeeper and is also a Certified Salesforce Administrator. She lives in Napa with her two boys, and in her spare time enjoys cooking and cheering on her son Leyton who is an avid equestrian.

Robert Scalcione
Robert Scalcione
With over 20 years of experience, Robert has served alongside executives and business owners with accounting, finance operations & procurement. Robert is well known for his exceptional blend of strategy, attention to detail and excellent written & verbal communication skills. His passion lies in achieving objectives through fiscal management while ensuring the integrity and accuracy of day-to-day financials. With this in mind, he brings trust and confidence to any business.

Robert is currently the Senior Accounting & Procurement Manager for Marin County’s Intelletrace, Inc. and prior to that he spent 8 years as Controller & Operations Manager at Culligan of Marin. When he is not busy making your business better, Robert spends time in the kitchen cooking with his wife, long hikes and photography.

Jessica Ortiz
Jessica Ortiz
Jessica was born and raised in beautiful Napa County where she attended Vintage High school. She then continued her education at Sonoma State University where she graduated with a BS in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting. Jessica loves spending her free time outdoors and looking for new challenges. Cheerful, kind and ambitious are the best ways Jessica says she would describe herself. Jessica became part of the Leave It To Me LLC in fall of 2020 and continues to look forward to furthering her knowledge in the Accounting world with this incredible opportunity.