Tod McDonald, CPA

Valid8 Financial, Inc.
(206) 920-1144


As a lead financial investigator for a $140 million Ponzi scheme, Tod has spent decades working to clean up and turn around complex accounting and economic situations. The original idea behind VALID8 is based on his personal experience and pain associated with unwinding these complex projects.

Tod has 22 years of finance and accounting experience focused on bankruptcy, restructuring, and forensic accounting. He has deep accounting system experience and perspective from numerous clients’ implementations from small to enterprise in various industries. Professional certifications include CPA. Roles include CFO for Koru, Tully's Coffee, Auditor for Ernst & Young, Finance at Microsoft, Concur

About Us: Financial investigations and audits need to be fast, accurate, and comprehensive. Valid8 extracts and reconciles banking transactions from multiple sources creating a database of financial evidence for professionals. Transfers and matches are identified to automate data prep, substantive testing procedures, and tracing the flow of funds. Interactive data visualization simplifies asset discovery and finding fraudulent transfers.