Ms. Velasquez Hoover is a CPA, entrepreneur, business valuator, and dispute resolution professional with a broad perspective on business. For over 30 years she has maintained a tax, forensic, and consulting practice where she advises high net-worth individuals, small businesses, and not-for-profit organizations.
Active in professional and civic causes, she served as Executive Director of the NACVA State Chapter Foundation for five years supporting state chapters around the country. In 2008, she led the founding board of directors to establish Operation Homefront – Florida, a non-profit organization providing emergency financial and other support to Florida military and wounded warriors. She continued as Executive Director, until 2015, in the merger of the Florida, Georgia and Alabama offices into the Southeast Field Office of this national not for profit.
Prior to starting her own firm, she held a series of executive and financial positions in banking, public accounting and regional firms, such as Omni International Hotels, Arthur Andersen & Co., CPAs as well as with the U.S. Treasury Department, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Her experience in the non-profit sector ranges from volunteering, board, and staff positions in regional and local organizations over the past 30 years. Married for over 35 years, she is the mother of two Army officers and supports their decision to serve their country by serving with the various military support efforts including AICPA Fast Launch and Soldiers Angels.