Shareholder, Audit Partner
Mike, the Director of Assurance Services, is a specialist in financial reporting and disclosure. His area of expertise encompasses closely held private companies in industries such as real estate, construction, professional service organizations, manufacturing, and wholesale trade. After graduating from California State University, Northridge, Mike began his career in public accounting with a national CPA firm in Beverly Hills working largely with clientele in the garment manufacturing and textiles industries. He joined Haynie & Company in 1990, shortly after he and his wife, Silvia, relocated to Orange County.
Mike has served as a member of the Board of Directors on for-profit and not-for-profit organizations assisting them with navigating the myriad of accounting and reporting regulations and mediating differing viewpoints on challenging matters. He has also served as an advisor to the State of California during their process of implementing audit guidelines for projects under the Housing Finance Agency. Mike strives to reach the best possible solution for everyone involved in a project whether it’s the ultimate end user, the client organization, or the staff working on an assignment. His accomplishments in the fields of assurance and litigation support are evidenced by his continued referrals from existing clients and business associates.
In addition to his role in the assurance field, Mike is in charge of recruiting and fostering the continued development of new professionals at Haynie & Company. He routinely participates in discussion panels at local universities during recruiting events and has supported local accounting professors and organizations through guest speaking arrangements.
Mike is a passionate leader and proudly represented the United States during track and field competitions in Korea and Taiwan. Although his days of sprinting are behind him, he currently enjoys running endurance races, fine-tuning his golf game, and experiencing the open road while riding his latest Harley.