Michael Golde is a Director with CFO Consulting Partners and has a broad range of experience in the financial executive role within organizations experiencing rapid change. Mike has developed his change management expertise through significant M&A activity, having played a role in over 35 transactions, involving over $3 billion in consideration. In addition, Mike has significant financing experience, in both equity and debt, and spanning venture capital, private equity, public companies, and sole proprietorships. He also has implemented new systems and processes to accommodate growth and change and has built finance functions from the ground up and successfully integrated acquired operations. Mike has spent most of his twenty-seven-year career in the business services, software, real estate, and health care spaces.
Prior to joining CFO Consulting Partners, Mike consulted on a number of companies in the above-industries, both public and private. He has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Integra Realty Resources (a $110 million independent commercial real estate valuation firm), CFO of Wimba (a venture-backed edtech software company that sold to Blackboard, Inc.), CFO of Accretive Solutions (a private equity-backed national accounting, finance and IT consulting firm that sold to ReSources Global Professionals), and Controller of North America for Randstad Inc. (a multi-billion global staffing company). Mike began his career at Coopers & Lybrand.
Mike is a member of Financial Executives International (FEI), Financial Executives Networking Group and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is a past winner of the CFO of the Year award from the Long Island Business News and holds a BBA in Accounting and an MBA from Pace University. Mike is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).