Mike French, CPA
Despite missing pieces, Mike will put the financial puzzle together.
Mike is energy personified. He uses this energy to transform businesses to operate in a dynamic, global economy. He helps clients see things differently, to expand business opportunities for maximal results. Through business analysis and technical competence he offers clients successful strategies and support. Mike loves building people and teams “from scratch” and attributes successful management to delegating, challenging and motivating others.
Areas of Expertise
Clients have entrusted their business matters to Mike for more than 30 years. Over his career, he has performed various financial and accounting related engagements including financial reporting for public and private companies, attest services for mergers and acquisitions and due diligence assignments, lending due diligence for finance companies, purchase price allocations and analysis and forensic accounting analysis.
Membership & Professional Associations
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- California Society of Certified Public Accountants
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
- Past Board Member, Kiwanis
- Past Board Member, Candlewood Country Club
- Former Faculty Member, Santa Monica Community College
More About Mike
Mike spent 7 years with a national accounting firm.
- California State University, Fullerton (B.A.)
Little known fact
“I’m fluent in Spanish.”
Favorite office supply
“I don’t use it anymore, but it’s still my favorite: the Dixon Ticonderoga pencil.”
Favorite way to spend a Saturday afternoon
Advice for aspiring CPAs
“Effort means everything.”
What do you really enjoy?
“Being a fan at my kids’ activities.”