Teresa Melton started out her career as a Registered Dietitian, working in Health Care for 10 years, before making the change to work for her family business in 2007. When the time came to make the change from health care to family business, Teresa became the business manager of their family office, Cavell Holdings Inc. Cavell Holdings inc. is a second generation family business, where she manages the company’s assets and the family office, with her father and siblings. She is also Managing Director of the Melton Foundation, a 4th generation private family foundation. Teresa was instrumental in the restructuring of the Melton Foundation in 2010, which changed the structure to create a family board of directors, including 3rd and 4th generation Melton family members.
Teresa is a 4th generation family member of the Melton Family, whose members are involved in the ownership and operations of Melcor Developments, which was founded by her Great-Grandfather.
Teresa sits on the board of the Alberta Business Family Institute, since 2012, providing the board with insight and guidance to inner workings of Family Business.
In her spare time Teresa enjoys staying active and travelling the world with her husband, Jason Yohemas, and their young daughter and son.