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Mary Ann K. Travers

Principal, Valuation Leader

One Mid America Plaza

Suite 500

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60522-3697

United States

Mary Ann Travers is a principal in the Crowe advisory services group and leads the firm’s valuation services group. Mary Ann has more than 25 years of consulting experience specializing in the valuation of businesses and business interests, intangible assets, liabilities, and complex securities.

Her expertise includes assisting clients in the areas of:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Income and estate tax planning
  • Litigation support
  • Economic analysis
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Recapitalization

Most recently, Mary Ann has focused on purchase price allocation and goodwill impairment studies performed in connection with business combinations and model validation and testing in the capital markets and banking industries. 

Mary Ann is a chairperson for the Women Leading @ Crowe program and an adviser for Crowe University. 

Prior to joining Crowe, Mary Ann was an economic consultant and investment banker. She also worked in the Deloitte & Touche LLP valuation group for more than 10 years where she led a national industry team.


Valuation Services

  • Developed valuation studies used for financial reporting, litigation, tax, acquisition, regulatory, and accounting purposes
  • Determined appropriate discounts for lack of control and lack of marketability associated with partnership interests
  • Prepared valuation and model validation risk assessments
  • Provided value-at-risk measurement and testing for complex financial instruments

Industry Experience

  • Provided valuation services to clients in manufacturing, sports franchises, retail, specialty chemical processing, consumer products, healthcare and medical, financial services, construction, distribution, technology, professional services, publishing, food processing, paper and packaging, plastics, and automotive industries

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Appraisers member
  • Appraisal Issues Task Force member
  • Business Valuation Association member


  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics
    University of Chicago