About Us

Vita Finance Services provides small businesses with financial peace and predictability. Operating from a strategy-first mindset to serve entrepreneurs in all growth stages, the Company provides a full suite of financial support services ranging from financial consulting and management to accounting, tax prep, and HR compliance. Founded by industry veterans, Kristen Humphreys and Melissa Preisler, Vita Finance Services is motivated by a desire to eliminate the numbers nightmare for leaders everywhere. Our employees are like-minded professionals with a heart and dedication to super serving clients. Vita Finance Services, we consider ourselves the answer to your number nightmares. We love this work.

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Melissa Preisler

Co-Founder and Partner

Passionate about building teams of people empowered to meet well understood goals and objectives, Melissa aims to leverage a team’s natural energy source to drive a company to new heights. Since moving to Nashville in 2011, she’s put her passion to the pavement serving as a financial, operational and general business adviser within a diverse array of entrepreneurial companies. In doing so, she draws upon her fifteen years of experience at The Walt Disney Company where she held various leadership positions in finance and operations. Melissa began her career as a Certified Public Accountant at Coopers & Lybrand LLP in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Inspired by great leaders, Melissa is motivated to pay it forward. She thoroughly enjoys meeting new people in new environments and learning about her clients’ industry specific business drivers and needs. Identifying improvements, efficiencies and creating clarity surrounding the workflow into and out of the accounting and reporting functions is her call to action.

Kristen Humphreys

Co-Founder and Partner

Kristen believes her four years as a business manager for athletes and entertainers was the ideal foundation for the work she does today as the requirement for client service in this arena is bar none. The experience provided her with the training and discipline necessary for keeping track of a lot of moving parts like no other. Having been responsible for all aspects of accounting and reporting for her book of business, and for the actions of her staff, she became well versed in the accounting needs of small businesses. Wanting to expand upon this knowledge and better leverage her Masters Degree in Finance, she joined forces with Melissa with the ambition of broadening her exposure beyond the entertainment industry.

Kristen has a passion for shedding light on the scary unknowns that keep business owners up at night and she most enjoys building models which synthesize the fruits of her accounting efforts into concise and well understood stories.

“We view our clients as partners and take as much pride in your success as we do our own. We are dedicated to helping you achieve your mission and vision.”

Our Values

Do the right thing

We demand integrity, honesty, and the highest
level of ethical and fiscal responsibility

Do it well

We approach each challenge, big or small,
with a hungry can-do attitude

Evolve and adapt

Smart people know they can always get better.
We course-correct

Support each other

We’re a team. We show up, act with empathy,
and bring our authentic selves

Sound like a value match? Learn more about
working with us.

Let us run with the numbers so you can run with your dream! Find out what our clients are saying.

“The team at VITA is part of our Frothy Monkey family. Yes, VITA ensures a strong foundation of financial reporting and compliance, but the value lies in their passion for planning, operational efficiency, strategy, and problem-solving. To say that our company would not be the same without the involvement of VITA would be an understatement.”

— Ryan Pruitt
Managing Partner, Frothy Monkey

“The entire Vita Finance team has been a huge asset to our small team. The seamless processes we have put in place have created fewer touchpoints while maximizing outputs. The team has been patient with us through multiple internal system transitions and a vital partner during the pandemic.”

— Laurie Spradley
Vice President of Operations & Brand, Goo Goo Cluster

“If you want financial peace of mind and a strategic financial partner who will help you navigate growing and scaling your business, VITA Finance Services is it. From handling our books, payroll, forecasting and HR, VITA has allowed our team to do what we do best and crush our financial goals in the process.”

— Kristin Carver Smith
CEO/Founder, The New Fashioned Co

“The Vita team has transformed my business, allowing me to grow and expand in ways that I never imagined were possible. When folks ask me what the secret to The Callaway's longevity has been, I always give props to Vita. Sometimes friends tell me they can't afford to invest in their help; my line is that they can't afford not to. A game changer.”

— Libby Callaway
Founder & CEO, The Callaway

“Vita Services is one of the most important parts of our business. We can sleep at night knowing they are handling every detail of our finances. They are trustworthy, efficient, and hardworking. Our relationship with them is a big part of our success!”

— Nealy Glenn
Co-Owner, The Cordelle/Saint Elle

“Vita has been mission critical in the development and growth of my business. Their structure, support, and strategy gives me the freedom to be the most effective and efficient with my time.”

— Anthony Piedmonte
Owner, Piedmonte & Co
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