Melissa Bonicelli Francis
Melissa Bonicelli Francis is a principal and tax & financial services group chair at Venn, where she leads the firm’s Tax and Financial Services Team. She previously served former House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Bill Archer (R-TX) as his legislative director and on the policy staff of the Committee on Ways and Means. While serving the Chairman, Mrs. Bonicelli Francis developed and coordinated economic and tax policy with House and Senate members of Congress, the Joint Tax Committee and the business community. At Venn, Mrs. Bonicelli Francis specializes in advancing corporate, small business and not-for-profit client interests in the areas of tax policy and financial services at both the federal and state levels.