Travis Strong | Rea CPA

Travis Strong

Wooster, OH
Resident of Shreve, OH
Rea Team Member Since 2022
  • I am responsible for ensuring Rea is doing the right things from an IT and IT risk standpoint and helping clients do the same.

Topics or areas of expertise that Travis can talk about (even in his sleep):

Information Technology

Information Technology risks




How we know he knows what he's doing:

Travis attended The University of Akron and  earned his bachelor's of accountancy.

Prior to joining Rea, Travis worked at the J.M. Smucker Company with a variety of roles including internal audit, IT audit, IT risk, and cybersecurity.

Travis has over 15 years of experience in the accounting industry.

Furthering his professional development, Travis is involved with:

ISACA - Information Systems Audit and Control Association

When he's not in the office, you can find him:

Working for his church

Spending time with family



Coaching sports

How he's helped clients meet their business needs:

Travis assisted a client who was contemplating making some key leadership and strategic decisions and he helped coach them and advise in their decision-making process.

A client wanted to understand why they struggled with IT so much and whether they were organized the right way, had the right staff, and if they had any risks. Travis helped advise this client on areas that they needed to hone in on to enhance the effectiveness of IT.

Travis is involved in his community:

  • He is the assistant minister at his church
  • Board President of his local youth soccer organization
  • Youth baseball and soccer coach

Inside The Mind Of...

  • What does“A Brighter Way” means to you? Running a business is challenging. "A Brighter Way" to me means that I show up to help businesses overcome challenges and bring light to potential darkness.
  • What do you consider is your “brightest” quality? Being calm under pressure
  • Why do you choose to work at Rea? The people
  • What line of The Rea Way describes you the best? Be honest

Just For Fun:

  • What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up? A pilot
  • What was your first job? Stocking shelves at a local IGA
  • What is the number one reason you would hire you? Easy to work with
I am a passionate professional who is dedicated to helping people solve IT challenges and address risks.