Rachel Fisch graduated Cum Laude from Creighton University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Florida and holds the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) designation.
Ms. Fisch is trained in the collaborative divorce process as a financial neutral. Her litigation support experience includes business valuation and forensic accounting for both commercial and family law.
Professional memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Tampa Bay Women’s CPAs, Next Generation Divorce and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. The CPA and ABV license designations require annual continuing education, which Ms. Fisch uses to stay current on all issues relating to business valuations, tax and accounting.
Beginning her career as an auditor for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services fiscal intermediary as a cost report auditor, Ms. Fisch learned early on the risk-based approach and compliance auditing. From there, she transitioned to public accounting and auditing small business, non-profits and local governments. This is where she learned what it meant to be a trusted business advisor. Clients would rely on her advice when making decisions that would impact their profits or designated funds.
Ms. Fisch’s broad range of experience in forensic accounting includes cash tracing, embezzlement, lost profits, misappropriation of assets, financial reporting fraud, Ponzi schemes, off balance sheet reporting and undisclosed assets. Her litigation support experience includes personal injury, contract disputes, partnership disputes and damage estimates. Ms. Fisch’s broad range of business valuation experience includes valuations for purposes of estate planning, tax planning, employee stock options, employee stock ownership plans, divorce and succession planning.