Belton: Local woman named to state securities board

Melissa Tyroch is a partner at Tyroch Boyd PLLC and is a member of the State Bar of Texas and a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. (Facebook/file)
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BELTON, Texas (KWTX) Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday named a Belton woman to the state’s securities board.

Melissa Tyroch is a partner at Tyroch Boyd PLLC and is a member of the State Bar of Texas and a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, her biography says.

Abbott named her to a seat that expires Jan. 20, 2025, the governor’s office news release said.

The governor also named Wally Kinney, of Comfort, as board chairman.

The board is responsible for registering securities offered and sold in Texas and oversees and individuals selling securities or providing investment advice to Texans.

Tyroch is president of the Altrusa International Foundation of Temple, member and former board member of Altrusa International of Temple, Inc., and a former board member of Leadership Temple.

Additionally, she is a member of the Bell County Youth Fair Scholarship Committee, a class agent for the Texas A&M Class of 2003, team lead of the United Way of Central Texas Citizens Review Committee, and a volunteer for Lakewood Elementary PTA.

Tyroch earned a Bachelor of Science in political science from Texas A&M University, a Juris Doctor degree from Texas Tech School of Law, and a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M University – Central Texas.