Melaney K. Zitzner

Melaney Zitzner


Phone: (360) 558-7406
Fax: (360) 558-7430

Melaney is an associate with the firm. She was an intern for the 2020 tax season and was hired by the firm in summer 2020. Melaney assists the firm with individual, business, and trust returns. She also helps the firm research and implement new software/applications.

Prior to her time at The Railsback Group, Melaney spent 8 years in the U.S. Army. She and her husband moved to Vancouver in 2018 to complete her college education at Washington State University. She graduated with a BA in Business Administration was Washington State University in the Spring of 2020. She has passed three of the four sections of the CPA exam and will be taking the final section in early 2022. Melaney has previously been certified by the IRS as a Volunteer Income Tax Preparer (VITA) for the 2018 tax season.

Melaney likes to spend time with her husband and dog. They enjoy relaxing with a good movie; or taking the dog on a nice walk. The whole family really enjoys the beauty of the pacific northwest and glad to call it their new home. In her spare time Melaney also enjoys crafting and gardening.

Melaney gets excited about technology and improving processes. She is a helper and is always motivated to assist with an issue.

“I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.” Invictus – William Ernest Henley