Mendee joined the financial services industry in 1999 with Merrill Lynch. She worked in various capacities for Merrill in Oklahoma, Texas and New York including positions of Senior HR Specialist, Business Manager and Client Relationship Manager. Her responsibilities over the years included recruiting and hiring, employee relations and staff supervision, expense management, operations oversight, regulatory compliance, training, service excellence and client satisfaction.
Mendee received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance through Northeastern State University. She holds Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Securities Licenses: Series 7 and 66, and Supervisory Series 9 and 10. She earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources designation from the Human Resources Certification Institute in 2013. Mendee is a member of the national Society of Human Resources Management and the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association.
Mendee volunteers and supports various non-profits and served as the chair for the 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer’s and is a founding member of AWARE, Alliance of Women for Alzheimer's Research and Education. She also serves on the Northeastern State University Advisory Board for the College of Business & Technology. Mendee and her husband enjoy traveling, scuba diving, attending concerts, and spending time with friends and family as well as their four-legged children.