Mitch Zippay David Vaughan Investments

Mitchell A. Zippay Senior Accounting Manager

Peoria, IL


I began my career as a Finance Lead in Reporting and Planning at an international retail display manufacturer. A few years later, I started a new role as an accountant at a prominent US aerospace company. After gaining various skills in payroll, capital budgets and complex accounting analysis, I began as a Regional Financial Analyst at a local, Peoria television news station. In 2019, I joined DVI as an Accounting Manager.


Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southern Illinois University.

What are the values that drive you in your professional and personal life?

Dependability, responsibility, adaptability, motivation to grow and learn, honesty, and integrity.

What is your favorite thing about DVI?

The DVI Associates — they are caring and dedicated to the clients and fellow Associates.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time?

Spending time with my wife and kids and playing golf with friends.

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DVI is not one person. Our clients come to understand that although they may interact with particular team members more than others, there is a multi-disciplinary team of professionals hard at work for them, collaborating each and every day on their behalf.

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Fiduciary from the Start

Our founder, David Vaughan, created DVI over 45 years ago with an instinctive fiduciary mindset. He wanted to help his neighbors and community members grow and protect the financial success they had achieved in their lives. By building trust, he built a business that has grown in size and services. Today, we carry David's legacy forward with more comprehensive offerings to serve the ever-changing needs of our clients in Central IL and Central FL.

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