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Travis Smith
National Practice Leader, Consumer and Specialty Finance
Partner in Charge, Phoenix location


Travis has practiced public accounting since 1996 and is the Southern California and Phoenix region leader of the firm’s Financial Services Practice. He’s also the national practice leader for the firm’s Mortgage Companies and Specialty Finance Companies industry sectors.

Travis has served hundreds of financial services companies across the United States and is a frequent presenter at conferences. He consults with his clients on de novo formation, SEC registration, internal audit, hedging programs, and regulatory compliance.

Travis also serves as the engagement partner for complex engagements, conducts audits of HUD reporting entities, and performs M&A due diligence. In addition, he has extensive experience with complex investments, fair value, derivatives, and hedging activities.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Getting Merger and Acquisition Accounting Right
    (Western Independent Bankers Association, June 2016)
  • Effective Governance
    (Moss Adams Supervisory Committee Training Workshop, June 2016)

Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member, Junior Achievement of Central Arizona
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Chartered Global Management Accountants
  • Member, Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BA, accounting, University of Washington

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