Michael Gallagher, MBA, CPA
Managing Director

Mike is a Managing Director in CBIZ's Risk & Advisory Service practice. Mike has served as an advisor to various companies in the areas of risk assessments, internal audit planning and delivery, fraud investigations, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and integration, Enterprise Risk Management and a wide range of profit improvement initiatives / operational enhancements, and due-diligence engagements. In addition, Mike has experience in the areas of interest rate risk / asset-liability management, financial planning and analysis, business operation reviews, utilities finance administration, financial services operations, business integration, and forensic accounting and investigations. 

He has worked with a variety of companies including: Hewlett-Packard, NEC Telecom, Countrywide Mortgage, various municipal utilities districts (MUDs), Amegy Bank, Southern Union Company, HCC Insurance Holdings Inc., CRH International, Inc., The Gulf Star Group, Harvest Energy, Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas, Texas Capital Bank, INCA Refining, Swiss RE, LSG Sky Chefs, and many others. 

Mike has over 20 years of financial management, consulting and audit experience. Mike was a Director with KPMG's Risk and Advisory Services practice. Prior to joining KPMG, Mike served as the Chief Audit Executive for several publicly traded, international organizations. Mike's business experience also includes various operations, credit administration, and finance/accounting duties. 


EDUCATION

M.B.A., Accounting, University of Houston
B.B.A., Finance, University of Houston


PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Financial Services Auditor


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS


Member, Society of Certified Public Accountants (Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana)
Member, Institute of Internal Auditors
Member, information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)