3 things you didn't know about Michael
1) He is passionate about entrepreneurship and loves to bounce business ideas off friends and family whenever they decide to humor him.
2) He helped launch a start-up incubator in Chicago focused on early-stage hardware companies and has been drawn to the start-up scene ever since.
3) He loves all forms of competition and is always up for outdoor activities.
Director of Finance
As Director of Finance, Michael is responsible for developing the financial management strategy and overseeing the fiscal operations of the company to improve performance, ensure compliance and supporting the team in reaching its goals.
Michael has 10 years of experience in diverse roles across finance, accounting and strategy leading cross-functional teams in a variety of industries. He has advised Fortune 500, middle market, and early stage companies on complex economic, finance, tax, and accounting challenges primarily related to mergers and acquisitions. Most recently, he has worked on digital growth strategies and corporate venturing in the building materials industry to solve customer problems and identify new business opportunities.
Michael holds a Master’s degree in Professional Accounting from Illinois State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has also continued his education by earning certificates in advance finance topics as well as product strategy.