Don Blythe MBA CPA CDFA- Divorce Financial Collaborative Mediator
Meeting locations: Virtual VideoConferencing Only
Don is a Collaborative divorce financial mediator with an extensive background as a Collaborative financial neutral, divorce options consultant, divorce financial planner, forensic accountant, small business valuation analyst and tax advisor.
He attended his first International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) annual conference in New Orleans in 2008 during which the key-note speaker encouraged attendees to find a way to make Collaborative divorce financially available to middle-class couples in this country. Don took the speaker’s encouragement to heart then and he still takes it to heart after more than a hundred Collaborative cases over the last 15 years and now limiting his practice to the mediated Collaboration process for clients with children – as a way of bringing the benefits of the interdisciplinary Collaborative divorce process to those middle-class couples with children.
Don is a past president of Collaborative Practice California, a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and Collaborative Practice San Francisco. He has been designated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as a “Pathfinder” in the accounting profession.
- CPA designation from the Missouri Board of Accountancy
- Certified Divorce Financial Analyst from Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts
Don is 2020-21 past president and current member of the Board of Directors of Collaborative Divorce California, a member of Collaborative Practice San Francisco, and International Academy of Collaborative Professionals .
- Masters of Business Administration from Kansas University
- BA Journalism Kansas University
- MCSE Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
- Associate Degree Information Systems Johnson County Community College