Melinda McHugh, CFP®

Senior Vice President, Advanced Wealth Planning

Melinda joined Lido Advisors in 2019 after being part of Merrill Lynch since 2008 and putting her experience to work in the financial services industry since 2003. Melinda has led administrative and operations management initiatives, bringing an acute sense of operational experience to Lido Advisors.

Melinda graduated magna cum laude from the University of Louisville, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and an MBA from Florida Atlantic University received in 2007. She holds the Certified Financial Planner, CFP® certification and lives in Boca Raton, Florida with her husband, Christopher, and their two children.


Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, CFP® (with plaque design), and CFP® (with flame design) in the U.S., which it authorizes use of by individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.