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    Melissa McClendon Joins Can Do MS Team as New Controller

    Posted Monday, March 25, 2013

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    Edwards, Colo. • March 20, 2013 - Can Do Multiple Sclerosis, the leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs for people with multiple sclerosis and their support partners, is pleased to announce that Melissa McClendon has joined Can Do MS’s Leadership Team as the new Controller.  In this role, McClendon brings over nine years of experience and she will oversee the day to day accounting and finance operations.

    "We are pleased to have Melissa join our team,” said Heidi A. Heltzel, Can Do MS President and CEO, “and look forward to having her apply extensive experience to our financial and operational functions.”

    McClendon joins Can Do MS after serving various finance roles in accounting and finance in the Vail Valley and Sante Fe, New Mexico.  She most recently served as Director of Finance at La Posada de Santa Fe Resort and Spa and prior to that was Assistant Controller at Vail Marriott Mountain Resort and Spa.  She is licensed as a CPA and has earned a Master’s degree in Professional Accounting at the University of Texas.

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    A national nonprofit organization based in Edwards, Colo., Can Do MS is an innovative provider of lifestyle empowerment programs that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life. For more information, visit the organization’s website at or call 970-926-1290.


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    A national nonprofit organization, Can Do MS is a leading provider of innovative lifestyle empowerment programs
    that empower people with MS and their support partners to transform and improve their quality of life.

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