Biography

Michael has practiced public accounting since 1997. He provides guidance for the firm’s SEC assurance practice, providing technical consultations on complex Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) compliance and audit matters. Michael’s expertise includes managing risk associated with operating in a highly regulated industry, with specialization in the testing and documentation of internal controls over financial reporting and substantive testing approaches and methodology.

Michael’s prior experience includes 15 years at Big Four firms, both domestically and abroad. He also spent several years with the PCAOB, where he led and participated in both domestic and international inspection programs associated with Big Four and other accounting firms.

Professional Affiliations

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

Education

  • BS, accounting, Brigham Young University