ZAPATA is pleased to announce that Ms. Melissa Keen joined the firm as a Senior Accountant.

Ms. Keen will complete account reconciliations and research variances, identify process efficiencies, and assist with the coordination of monthly financial statements and the year-end audit report. Other areas of responsibility include: balance sheets and income statements, client invoices, account analysis and reconciliation, contracts and billing procedures, journal entries and payroll taxes.

Prior to joining ZAPATA, Ms. Keen was a corporate and development accountant for a commercial real estate firm. In addition to her traditional corporate accountant assignments, Ms. Keen was responsible for commercial development accounting projects that included: project funding, bi-yearly investor reporting packages, capital cash flow projections, investor capital calls, and land/building cost calculations along with sales and surplus cash flow distributions to investors. Her background also includes general ledger and inventory accounting—skills she acquired while working at a Miller Beer distributor as a staff accountant for three distribution centers.

Ms. Keen has a Master degree in accounting from Nova Southeastern University, Florida; and a Bachelor degree in business from the University of Phoenix. She is currently pursuing her CPA license.

Welcome to ZAPATA, Melissa!


ZAPATA is a full-service architecture, engineering, and field services firm that provides facilities, infrastructure, and energy services as well as environmental engineering and military munitions response services to Government and commercial clients worldwide. At ZAPATA, we earn our clients’ Trust by conducting our business with Integrity and providing Quality services every day.