Melanie Armstrong

Melanie is a retired PwC partner and a senior executive with 18 years of experience at the partner and C-Suite level, seven of those as a Chief Operating Officer (COO).

She established and led PwC’s (now Guidehouse’s) U.S. International Development practice focused on social impact work addressing critical challenges faced by underprivileged people around the world.  She began her career as an auditor and spent two years working in the Czech Republic as it converted from communism to capitalism. 

She is founder and owner of ThroughLine Consultants, where she uses genetic genealogy to generate investigative leads that help law enforcement close cold cases.

Melanie is a CPA and holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles.  She loves to travel from her home base in Virginia where she resides with her two teenage children.