Michelle has practiced public accounting since 1999. She oversees assurance engagements and consulting projects ranging from early-stage start-ups, private equity backed entities, as well as public companies. She serves technology and software firms, manufacturing and distribution companies, and mining clients.

Michelle provides technical support on complex accounting issues and advises on revenue recognition, inventory, stock-based compensation, impairment matters, intangibles and goodwill, as well as business combinations.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Revenue Recognition
    (Hein & Associates webcast series, September–November 2017)
  • Revenue Recognition Roundtable for Technology Companies
    (Hein & Associates, November 2016)
  • Revenue Recognition Roundtable for Manufacturing and Distribution Companies
    (Hein & Associates, October 2016)

Professional Affiliations

  • Board Member and Treasurer, ACG Denver
  • Committee Member, Annual PCAOB/SEC Conference
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Gonzaga University Alumni Association
  • Member, Public Company Forum, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Previous Committee Chair, ACG Denver Leadership 20


  • BA, accounting, Gonzaga University
  • MBA, Gonzaga University

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