Michael has over 17 years of experience in public accounting providing audit services to privately held companies. Michael’s industry experience is broad and includes manufacturing, retail, and distribution, professional services organizations, as well as nonprofit organizations. He has significant experience providing audit and assurance services to middle-market companies in the food and beverage, consumer products, transportation and logistics and aerospace industry sectors. Michael also has experience with SEC Reg A+ filings for privately held companies.  In addition to audits, reviews and compilations for private companies, Michael also delivers due diligence services for mergers and acquisition transactions and performs Service Organization Control (SOC) internal control audits. Prior to beginning his career in public accounting, Michael was in private industry and served as a senior accountant. This industry experience, coupled with his experience in public accounting, allows Michael to provide a balanced perspective to his clients as he understands many of the issues encountered in their business.

Michael began his career in public accounting at KPMG LLP. He is a graduate of Pepperdine University. Michael is a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants and serves on its Accounting Education Committee. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, ProVisors and the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). Michael is a frequent guest speaker at the accounting program at Cal State Long Beach. Michael serves on the audit committee of the Assistance League of Long Beach and assists the Los Altos YMCA with its annual fundraising campaign.

Professional Experience

KPMG LLP

Professional and Community Involvement

Professional and Community Involvement
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association for Corporate Growth
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
ProVisors
Assistance League of Long Beach, Audit Committee

Practice Area & Specialization

Credentials and Certifications

CPA, California

Education

BS, Business Administration, Pepperdine University

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