Dana R. Michael
Dana Michael worked 12 years doing Buy Side M&A due diligence work for two of the "Big Four" accounting firms and can bring insights to the acquisition process. He has extensive experience working with accountants and lawyers.
Dana has a strong background in M&A transaction support with 250 transactions reviewed over ten years while at Big 4 accounting firms. He brings value by identifying problems with target acquisitions across a wide range of industries and international locations so that money-losing deals are avoided. He has extensive experience working with private equity firms and meeting their needs.
Dana can be a strong advisor because his background is in accounting and auditing, having left EY as a Principal. He has worked with many other CPAs over many years. He is a licensed CPA. Dana is currently CFO and advisory board member of a technology company.
Dana's position as an Enterprise Risk Manager at a large reinsurance company focused on operational risk but also involved other risks such as credit, regulatory, insurance, investment, cyber and business continuity. He lead implementation of operational risk focused Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in North America.
He received his Bachelor's degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and remains active with alumni organizations at the school.