• Jerry and Melissa Sais both contribute to Investopedia, authoring as a team
  • Jerry is a financial advisor holding the CPA, CFA, and AIFA professional designations
  • Melissa is an experienced freelance writer and editor


Jerry D. Sais Jr. is a registered investment advisor, portfolio manager, and chief investment officer of REDW Stanley Financial Advisors LLC and Bank of Alberquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) and also holds the chartered financial analyst (CFA) charter, as well as the AIFA designation.

Melissa W. Sais is an Albuquerque-based writer and editor, as well as communications director for a local non-profit. She contributes to regional newspapers and magazines, and writes public relations and marketing pieces for businesses. Melissa started Digital Mom in Feb. 2009 to blog about raising kids in the digital age, a topic she researches and lives out on a daily basis.


Both Jerry and Melissa earned their bachelor's degrees from New Mexico State University.