The daughter of the company's founder Barry S. Slatt, Melinda has been surrounded by the real estate business since childhood. Melinda took Real Estate classes while earning her bachelor’s degree at UC San Diego, achieving her salesperson’s license in 1990. She completed her MBA with an emphasis in Management from CSU Hayward. Melinda has been the Broker of Record for Barry Slatt Mortgage since 2005, and also serves as the Corporate Secretary.
Melinda has worked in real estate on both the residential and commercial sides. Her experience includes: facilities, property management (on both the tenant and the landlord sides), retail management, residential loan origination, and commercial property inspections.
In addition to her positions within the mortgage company, Melinda also sits on several Boards in San Mateo County. She is also the Owner of MSF Decorations, an Interior Decorating firm first launched in 2003.