Norman Melhiser, Edward D. Endres and Tom Tucker formed Melhiser, Endres & Tucker in 1967. The firm incorporated in 1985. In September 2008, Melhiser, Endres & Tucker merged with Rodefer Moss & Co, PLLC.


Norman was born in New Albany, Indiana, which has been his residence since then. He attended Indiana University Southeast for two years and graduated from the University of Louisville earning a Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree with a major in accounting. While attending IU Southeast, he was recognized as an honor student and awarded membership in Alpha Delta Kappa, a scholastic honorary society. Being drafted into the military, he spent two years with the U.S. Army in personnel and finance. He was twice chosen as soldier of the day while in basic training.


Norman is a Certified Public Accountant, member of the American Institute of CPA’s, Indiana CPA Society, and the Kentucky Society of CPA’s. He has been a member of and participated in the activities of the Floyd County and Southern Indiana Chambers of Commerce. Norman has held positions therein as Chairman of the Budget Committee, and Chairman of the Legislative Action Committee. He has served as a Board member and Chairman of the Southern Indiana Chamber of Commerce. As Chair, he initiated the drive of the Chamber to obtain the degree of Master’s of Business Administration for Indiana University Southeast. He was awarded the Chancellor’s Medallion for service to Indiana University Southeast. Other civic services have included: member and President of New Albany Lions Club; member of the New Albany Rotary Club; Board member and Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Floyd Memorial Hospital Foundation; member of the Indiana Gaming Commission; and member of the Board of Advisors of Indiana University Southeast.


Norman and his wife, Joyce Ann, were married for 50 years in February 2009. They have three children. His hobbies are golf, trap shooting, spectator sports (football, basketball, baseball), coaching Little League and Babe Ruth League baseball, history, reading business and sports publications, and activities of business, civic, and community organizations.