Misty Travani, CPA
Phone (561) 743-5335
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Misty has over 30 years experience in public accounting in the South Florida area. She is a founding shareholder of Travani & Richter, P.A. providing tax compliance and consulting services to individuals, trusts, estates, foundations and small and medium sized businesses. The firm specializes in providing comprehensive services to high net worth individuals and their families.
Misty is a native Floridian and a graduate of The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama with a BS degree in Business Administration, Accounting major, in 1983.
She began her career with Arthur Andersen & Co. in Ft.Lauderdale, where she reached the position of Tax Manager. She went on to become Senior Tax Manager at Deloitte & Touche, LLP in West Palm Beach from 1989-1993 and also 1998-2001. During the later period, she was a member of the Private Client Advisor group in the West Palm Beach office. This group focuses on providing consulting services to high net worth individuals, estates and trusts and also provides insurance planning, financial planning, and estate, gift and trust planning for clients throughout the State of Florida.
During the break in service at Deloitte & Touche, 1993-1997, she served as Controller for Complete Business Systems, Inc., which was purchased in 1996 by IKON Office Solutions, a public company. She then served as CFO from Palm Beach to Dade County, with a budget of over $100 million. Some of her responsibilities included regional financial reporting, tax compliance, human resources, inventory, and maintaining insurance and banking relationships.
Misty is a 2008 recipient of the American Free Enterprise Companion Medal from Palm Beach Atlantic University and serves as a member of The Rinker School of Business's Advisory Board. She is currently on the Board of Executive Women of the Palm Beach County, having served as past Treasurer and Membership chair and a member of Impact 100. She has also served on the Boards of Horses and the Handicapped, Planned Giving Council of Palm Beach County. Her professional affiliations include membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Personal Financial Planning section) and Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Misty and her husband, Al, have been married since 1995 and live in West Palm Beach. They have two daughters, Brittany and Alyssa.