Office Managing Partner - EY
Mike is the Office Managing Partner for Raleigh and the Triad. He is also an assurance partner at Ernst & Young with over 30 years of experience coordinating financial accounting and auditing services for a variety of public and private clients in the manufacturing, retail/distribution, technology, and life sciences industries. He has significant experience with IPOs, public debt offerings, SEC periodic reporting requirements, and Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Mike has also worked with his clients on a broad range of issues including mergers and acquisitions, complex debt and equity transactions, revenue recognition, federal, state, and foreign tax issues and related financial accounting and disclosure implications. Mike worked in the Southeast Region’s Professional Practice Group, providing technical accounting and SEC reporting advice to other firm professionals. He has also served in key positions in the rollout of our firm’s Global Audit Methodology. Additionally, Mike has been a member of our firm’s Peer Review and Audit Quality Review teams, as well as an internal training leader. Mike has served a number of significant clients including, Genuine Parts Company, Xerium Technologies, CryoLife, Equifax, Manhattan Associates, Earthlink, Oxford Industries and Cbeyond, among others. Mike served on the boards of Hands on Atlanta and Georgia Bio and was a member of the Metro Atlanta Chamber Bioscience Leadership Council and the Technology Association of Georgia. Mike holds a BS BA from John Carroll University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida and is a member of the AICPA.