Melody Westerdal is the mother of Jay Westerdal, founder of Name Intelligence. She is a Seattle native and lives in Bellevue, Washington. A graduate of Political Science from the University of Washington and a CPM® Certified Property Manager, she worked as an asset manager at GE Capital.  After completing two years of Popular Fiction classes at the University of Washington, she now works as a writer of mystery novels. She has also published internet restaurant reviews for restaurants in Seattle and Honolulu.