Biography

Michael LoVerde, a Shareholder of WilkinGuttenplan, has been with the firm since 1992. He divides his time between accounting, auditing and tax matters. Mike’s accounting clients include technology, software and life science companies, professional athletes, physicians and related healthcare organizations and real estate investors/developers.

He has developed an expertise in accounting and tax services for professional athletes. In this capacity, Mike advises such clients in areas such as financial planning, tax compliance, business acquisitions and retirement planning. He has also developed a specialization in accounting packages for small businesses and software for managing real estate developments. Mike spends the balance of his time providing technical guidance to the firm through the quality review process.

Prior to joining the firm, Mike worked both in the private industry and for an international accounting firm.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • CPA License: New Jersey
  • CPA License: New York
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant Designation (CGMA)

Professional and Civic Achievements:

  • Member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA)
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Member of NJCPA Sports and Entertainment Committee
  • Speaker for NJCPA Sports and Entertainment Annual Conference
  • Member of the New Jersey Medical Group Management Association (NJMGMA)

Education:

  • Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Magna Cum Laude) from St. John’s University. He continues his education through regular continuing professional education (CPE) and educational seminars.

Q&A

What motivates you?

I love “business” and I am motivated to analyze and solve my client’s complex business problems.

If you weren’t an accountant/consultant, what would you be?

I would be an investment banker, I have been involved in a few mergers and acquisitions transactions and enjoy the thrill of the deal.

If you had a theme song, what would it be?

Eye of the Tiger by Survivor

What advice would you give to the next generation of CPAs and Advisors?

Do what you love to do, and as Confucius said.. you will never work a day in your life. I truly feel like I have never worked a day in my 30+ years at WilkinGuttenplan.

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