Your Trusted Team

Acacia Wealth Advisors is comprised of experienced financial services professionals with a diverse set of strengths, specialties and perspectives. With more than 60 years of combined experience, our team is founded upon principles of trust, financial stewardship and excellence in client service.


Meloni M. Hallock, CPA, PFS, CIMA®, MBA

Managing Director, Partner

Meloni Hallock is a Managing Director, Partner and co-founder of Acacia Wealth Advisors. She has more than 32 years of experience in providing ultra-high-net worth-individuals and families with creative and comprehensive personal financial planning services. Her specialties include asset allocation and investment planning, estate and gift planning, charitable giving, tax planning and risk management services. 
Prior to Acacia Wealth Advisors and HighTower, Meloni was a tax partner in Ernst & Young’s Los Angeles office, where she served as the Pacific Southwest area director of Personal Financial Counseling.
Meloni earned her Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Missouri St. Louis, and Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and holds the Personal Financial Specialist™ (PFS™) and Certified Investment Analyst® (CIMA®) designations.
Meloni has been a long-time board member of the American Red Cross of the Greater Los Angeles region and is a founding member of the LA chapter’s Tiffany Circle Society for women in philanthropy. She is the former Chair of the Investment Committee for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).  Meloni serves on the board of the California Community Foundation, chairing the Audit Committee and serving as a member of the Investment and Program Committees. She is on the cabinet of Women United for the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.

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Alev T. Lewis, CPA, PFS, CIMA®, MBT

Managing Director, Partner

Alev Lewis is a Managing Director, Partner and co-founder of Acacia Wealth Advisors.  She has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, investment, financial and tax planning. Alev delivers comprehensive, sophisticated wealth management advice to a diverse group of clients, including ultra-high-net-worth individuals and their families, entrepreneurs and executives. 
After her tenure at Ernst & Young and prior to Acacia Wealth Advisors and HighTower, Alev was the West Regional Director of Wealth Management Consulting at one of the largest financial institutions in the country.
Alev earned her Master  degree in Business and Taxation from Golden Gate University, and her undergraduate degree is from the University of California Los Angeles.  She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and holds the Personal Financial Specialist™ (PFS™) and Certified Investment Analyst® (CIMA®) designations. 
As an active member of the community, Alev serves as the Treasurer on the Board of Trustees for Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House.  She is also a member of National Association of Women Business Owners – Los Angeles (NAWBO-LA) and the Ernst & Young Alumni Advisory Council.. Her other professional affiliations include memberships in Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and California Society of CPAs.
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