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Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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  • Audit & Assurance

Mitchell Less




Executive summary


Mitch Less is an Audit Services partner in the South Florida offices of Grant Thornton, and has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting. He is also one of the leaders of the firm’s Construction, Real Estate, Hospitality and Restaurants practice. Less serves clients in auditing as well as consulting, with particular emphasis in the real estate, hospitality and distribution industries. He provides financial reporting, M&A, due diligence and agreed-upon procedures services. Less has written numerous articles for trade publications, and has given speeches at national and local conferences on the topic of internal controls.



Professional qualifications and memberships

  • CPA — Florida
  • Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive
  • Florida Institute of CPAs
  • Hospitality Finance and Technology Professionals Association


Community involvement

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Board of Trustees; Finance and Audit Committees
  • Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium, Board Member; Executive Committee, Investment and Audit Committees, Chairman
  • Florida International University, President’s Council; School of Accounting, Advisory Board; Board of Trustees’ Athletic Committee
  • David Posnack Jewish Community Center, Board Member; Finance Committee
  • University of Central Florida, Athletic Department Committee; Golden Knights Club



  • BS, Business Administration, Accounting, University of Central Florida

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