Empire Life Dividend Growth Mutual Fund and certain series of all Empire Life mutual funds were closed to new purchases as of October 3, 2022. These funds were subsequently terminated on December 5, 2022. See the press release for further details.

Melissa Lee

Melissa Lee, CPA, CA
Vice-President and Controller

Melissa provides accounting and financial reporting leadership in support of Empire Life Investments Inc.'s business.

Melissa joined Empire Life in January 2023. She was previously a member of the Investor Relations and Corporate Finance team at Sun Life, where she led external reporting processes, such as the Management Discussion and Analysis, or MD&A, financial statements, and Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) filings. More recently, she also assisted with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 17 transition.

Melissa has a Bachelor of Business Administration from British Columbia Institute of Technology. Melissa also holds Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA) designations.