In 2022, Ty will run for Chief Financial Officer of the state of Florida. This is a strong position that is not currently being utilized to its full potential, in a manner that works to benefit all Floridians.
As CFO, Ty will utilize all the resources available to the office of the CFO to assist and support all other state departments which rely on this office to serve Florida residents.
Ty has Bachelor's in Accounting and Master's in Taxation degrees from the Florida International University. He passed the AICPA Uniform Certified Public Accounting Exam and the FINRA Series 7 General Securities Exam. He was able to pass all parts of the CPA exam on his first try — a feat that less than 10% of first-time takers are able to achieve.
He was an audit and tax professional at the Miami office of BDO Seidman, the nation's 5th largest public accounting firm. He was a tax consultant at LNR Holdings, the parent company of Lennar Development. Ty co-managed the corporate-tax department of its 500 subsidiaries.
He owned and operated a public accounting and consulting firm in South Florida which specialized in auditing, taxation, forensic accounting, litigation support, and business consulting. He has spent nearly all of thirty years in finance and accounting.
The Chief Financial Officer is the State Auditor and Treasurer. All Floridians, directly or indirectly, are affected by its policies.
Ty is running for Florida CFO to bring more transparency, accountability and to guarantee every tax dollar spent is for public benefit.
Ty has been a community organizer all of his adult life. he has served on dozens of boards, including having been elected as a two-term President of the Florida International University Alumni Association. He is a proud UF Gator and FIU Panther.
Simply put, Ty Javellana is one of the most qualified candidates to run for an elected Florida Cabinet position. He is not a politician! He strive to be a public servant like his role models, Sen.Bob Graham and Gov. Lawton Chiles.
The following are some of the many important issues that Ty will address when elected:
In addition, Ty has contacts in the film and tech industries — possible job creators for the state of Florida if he is elected.
Although Ty does not see himself as a politician, he has worked as a political consultant on various campaigns, at all state levels, including those of Nikki Fried and Gwen Graham.