Mike has more than 19 years of public and private accounting experience. Since June 2011, he has been the Managing Partner of Centri Business Consulting, LLC, a rapidly growing consulting firm that assists public companies with the preparation of periodic reports required to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. The firm also assists its clients of varying shapes and sizes with IPO Readiness, Technical Accounting Research, Valuation and Transaction Advisory services.
Prior to his time with Centri, he was Capital Gold Corporation’s Corporate Controller from 2007 until their sale to Gammon Gold in a $420 million deal in 2011. During this period the Company had tremendous growth and included continuous due diligence efforts on its acquisitions as well as an up listing and bell ringing on the New York Stock Exchange. In this role, his responsibilities also included functioning as Director of Internal Controls as well as Director of Financial Reporting. In this position, he also developed procedures and work paper packages in order to close the books on a timely basis at both the Corporate and International locations. He developed, implemented, and documented all internal controls entity wide. In addition, he completed testing of the International internal controls and coordinated testing of the corporate internal controls. He also prepared quarterly and annual financial statements for inclusion in the Company’s SEC filings of Form 10-Q and Form 10-K. In addition to preparing the aforementioned documents for filing with the SEC, he also prepared proxy filings associated with Annual Meetings as well as Mergers & Acquisitions.
Prior to his time with Capital Gold, he was an Assurance Manager with BDO USA, LLP where he managed several large public and private engagements across various industries including Life Sciences, Technology, Manufacturing and Real Estate just to name a few. In addition, Mike was the office expert on Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 and managed the office’s largest clients. Prior to his time with BDO, Mike was an Audit and Accounting Senior at Maillie, Falconiero & Company. He received a B.S. in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.