NELSON O.
TRAVERSO
CPA, ESQ.
MEET THE TEAM
Meet the team that powers brands such as MedTrust, SayNet, TRC CPA, BonAir, MaterCare, and other affiliated brands.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Nelson O. is a CPA, attorney, and statistician with consulting experience in the areas of government compliance, fraud detection, and prevention, Federal grant management (FEMA-PA, HITECH Act), interagency collaboration agreements, and taxation.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

2014-Present | Chief Compliance Officer, Director of Statistics & Data Management SayNet, Inc.

2017-2018 | Lead Grant Analyst, Puerto Rico Aqueducts and Sewers Authority (PRASA) FEMA PA Program

Managed a team responsible for collecting, reviewing and maintaining disaster documentation and tracking progress of Project Worksheets in one of Puerto Rico’s largest government agencies, with more than 4,000 facilities.

  • Expected to be $150 million project

  • Over 200,000 documents

  • Tracked validation and proof of payment for more than 10,000 invoices

2015-2017 | Project Manager, Puerto Rico Department of Treasury, Fraud Detection, Enforcement, and Compliance

Performed data analysis and statistical projections for the Puerto Rico Treasury Department with the objective of maximizing efficiency and effectiveness of collections, enforcement, tax audits and fraud prevention efforts.

  • Dictated seminars to Puerto Rico Treasury Department auditors and Anti-Fraud agents on the use of statistical sampling methods in the investigation and audit process.

  • Provided advisory to Puerto Rico Treasury Department personnel about interagency data exchange between Federal and State parties.

2009-2014 | Senior Tax Consultant, Deloitte Tax LLP, Compliance Department, Corporate and Individual Clients

Coordinate and supervise government compliance for dozens of the largest corporations doing business in Puerto Rico (including retail, financial, insurance, pharmaceutical, manufacturing industries).

  • Analyzed interplay between U.S. Federal and Puerto Rico laws

  • Supervised team of 8-10 analysts in providing services to assist multinational entities meet their government and tax related compliance, reporting and other statutory responsibilities while identifying planning opportunities and providing specialized services to achieve cost efficiencies in line with the companies’ risk profile.

  • Represent clients before Puerto Rico and municipal government agencies to obtain tax exemption decrees and economic incentives.

  • Serve as mentor to new hires and interns to assist them in adapting to Deloitte’s organizational culture.

  • Successfully completed tax senior training at Deloitte University in Texas.

2007 | Intern, Triple-S Health Insurance, CO., Actuary/Underwriter, Group Insurance Policies

Worked in the actuarial and underwriting department for group insurance policies within the largest insurance provider in Puerto Rico.

  • Evaluated and measured risk factors in order to determine the adequate premiums needed to insure particular risks.

  • Analyzed claims data and assist in designing set of criteria to quantify how certain factors affected claims in groups.

CERTIFICATIONS & ACCOLADES

Education

University of Puerto Rico Law School, San Juan, PR

Juris Doctor (Top 5% of class), 2014

University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

BBA Accounting (Top 5% of class)

BBA Business Statistics (1st of class), 2008

Training

  • Passed Actuarial Exam P1 of the Society of Actuaries

  • Corporate Law, International Taxation, Government Regulatory and Administrative Law

  • Statistical Sampling Methods

  • Non Profit Compliance

  • Deloitte University, TX – Senior Tax Consultant Training

Highlights

  • Consultant, auditor, compliance specialist, statistician, and data manager

  • Fluent in English and Spanish

  • Member of the Puerto Rico Society of Certified Public Accountants

Registrations & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant

  • Attorney admitted to Puerto Rico Bar

  • Certified Microsoft Office Specialist

Compliance Specialist

Data Analyst

Consultant

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