Melanie Johnson began her career in the financial services business in 2005 when she founded a local comprehensive, independent wealth management firm.  She joined Beck Capital Management, a fee-only investment firm in 2011, assisting all types of clients with their financial planning and investment needs.  Melanie has specialized expertise in working with widowed, divorced and retirement-focused individuals.

She is the National Director for Second Saturday and has led a Second Saturday Divorce Workshop in Austin, Texas, since 2006. In addition, she is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA®). Since 2004, she has owned and operated Divorce Financial Solutions.

Second Saturday Divorce Workshops, started in 1989, is a program of the Women’s Institute for Financial Education (, founded in 1988, is the oldest non-profit organization dedicated to providing financial education to women in their quest for financial independence.

Melanie has authored articles for legal, business, and financial trade journals and has been quoted about financial planning and post-divorce in financial issues in magazines and newspapers.

Melanie frequently serves as a guest lecturer on investment, money management and divorce-related topics to organizations, radio, TV, and podcast.

A native of Austin, Melanie loves spending time with her four children, 6 grandchildren, traveling and being outdoors.