Stella Valitutto is a Certified Public Accountant and has been practicing in the public accounting profession in the Tampa Bay area since 1998. She is experienced in audits, reviews and compilations for a broad-based clientele including manufacturing and distribution companies, various service industry companies, treasure hunters, life science industry, with revenues up to $200 million. Stella also has experience with various annual and quarterly filings of the Securities and Exchange Commission, initial and secondary public stock offerings, reverse acquisitions and private placement memorandums. Stella also has experience working with businesses to identify and mitigate risks and providing financial guidance for growing companies. Stella resides in Tampa, Florida with her husband of 20 years, and their two cats Cupcake and Muffin.


Masters of Accountancy, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida


  • Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Association for Corporate Growth Tampa Bay, Member
  • American Society of Women CPAs, Tampa Bay Chapter, Board Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants


  • Tampa Connection, Class of 2015
  • Humane Society of Tampa Bay, volunteer
  • Feeding Tampa Bay, volunteer


  • How I coached a team of non-accountants and improved cash flows for a growing business
  • Working with companies across the globe and navigating through the differences in cultures
  • Observing canons, anchors, gold and silver coins and other artifacts brought up from shipwrecks at the bottom of the ocean
  • My passion in coaching young staff to become the future business leaders of our industry
  • How I grew up in Hong Kong ended up in the US and became an accountant
  • My most treasured life experiences and what still remain on my bucket list
Stella Valitutto, CPA Certified Public Accountant
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