As a Financial Advisor for Tremont First Financial Services, Melody Terrell works one-on-one with her clients to create and enact a holistic financial plan for their individual, family, and business needs. She loves sitting down with each client and getting to know them so that she can better help them identify and work towards their financial goals. She is passionate about forming relationships and meeting each individual where they are, then walking alongside them throughout their financial journey.
Melody received her Bachelor's degree from Wayland Baptist University, and her Master’s degree from Walden University. She also holds her FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 licenses as well as her IL Life and Health licenses. Before transitioning to the financial industry in 2016, Melody taught elementary school for 12 years. She joined the Tremont First Financial Services team in 2023.
Melody lives in Hopedale with her husband, Toby, and their three little dogs, Penny, Digit, and Luna. They have two grown daughters, Jaci and Kalli. Melody and Toby attend Summit Point church in East Peoria, where they serve as small group leaders and Melody sings in the adult choir and volunteers in the nursery. Their family enjoys staying active in the community by volunteering at the Hopedale 4th of July celebration.