Michael has over 20 years of business experience, and has focused on buy-side and sell-side transactions with private equity firms and corporate clients since 2007.

Prior to joining Moss Adams, Michael led the transaction services practice for a Southern California-based CPA firm. He began his career at a Big Four firm and also held positions in business finance, product line management, corporate strategy, and business development at large multinational companies. In those roles, he managed business operations, planning, and strategy, and was involved in originating, analyzing, negotiating, and leading the process for strategic investment initiatives.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • HBA, University of Western Ontario, Canada

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