Michael Edwards

CFO

Michael Edwards is a Consulting CFO for Michigan CFO Associates providing outsourced Chief Financial Officer services to small business owners.

Mike started his career in public accounting with one of the big four accounting firms working in their small and emerging businesses department. He moved from public accounting to private industry holding various financial and operations management positions.

He has over 30 years of experience working directly with the owners and principals of manufacturing companies. He has worked with a family owned manufacturer of automated machining and assembly systems and worked at the plant level for a public company that manufactures and distributes injection molded PVC drainage and electrical fittings. He has also worked for a family owned manufacturer of short-run proto-type and end use sheet metal stampings.

Mike’s experience in both operations and financial management gives him a unique perspective in considering the impact of decisions (or indecision) on operating efficiencies along with the financial impact. He has also been involved with the installation of several ERP systems on both the operations and financial side of the business.

Mike is a life-long resident of the Detroit Metro area. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Wayne State University and practiced as a CPA early in his career.

Outside of work, Mike enjoys family, golf, and music. He has three children, two stepchildren, and four grandchildren.

Mike can be reached at 586.580.3285 x215 or medwards@michigancfo.com