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 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 an writer of mystery novels. She has also published internet restaurant reviews for restaurants in Seattle and Honolulu.