HCMx Radio 158: Women Leading @Crowe: Mission, Vision, Successes and Goals for Driving Gender Diversity

Guest: Mary Ann K. Travers, ASA – Principal Valuation Services National Practice Leader, Crowe LLP

Mary Ann K. Travershas over 30 years of consulting experience, specializing in the valuation of businesses and business interests, intangible assets, liabilities and complex securities in connection with mergers and acquisitions, financing, income and estate tax planning, and regulatory requirements. Her valuation studies have been used for financial reporting, litigation, tax, acquisition, regulatory and accounting purposes. Mary Ann leads Crowe’s women’s initiative, Women Leading @Crowe and was a recipient of CPA Practice Advisor’s 2013 Award for Most Powerful Women in Accounting, as well as a Chicago Business Journal 2017 Women of Influence honoree. Mary Ann has also served as an economic consultant and investment banker in her consulting career. Additionally, Mary Ann worked in valuation with a Big Four firm for over 12 years where she led a national industry line before joining Crowe in 2005 to serve as the national valuation services group practice leader. Mary Ann is actively involved in volunteering and board service with Junior Achievement and Metropolitan Family Services DuPage (MFSD)/Family Shelter Service (FSS), along with classroom volunteering in her local school district and church. Mary Ann and her husband, Paul, are family-focused, instilling their values of giving back through their time and resources to their three children, Savannah, Jackson and Brady. The Travers were recently named the Roger K. Johnson Award Recipients for their years of service to FSS.

About Crowe LLP

Crowe LLP is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with offices around the world. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities. The firm and its subsidiaries also help clients make smart decisions that lead to lasting value with its audit, tax, advisory and consulting services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the best places to work in the U.S. As an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, Crowe serves clients worldwide. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.

Topics include:

  • Mary Ann’s background and career
  • Lessons from her journey
  • Resilience during the pandemic
  • Top priorities — personal and professional
  • Leadership development
  • Creating opportunities for leadership and experiential learning
  • Mentoring, advocacy, leadership,
  • Community and the market
  • Learning from data and feedback
  • Parents Network
  • Emerging Leaders
  • And more!

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