Mike joined the accounting firm, Payne, Nickles & Company, in September 2003, becoming an owner in January 2015 and is now serving as the managing partner of the accounting firm effective January 2018. In addition to servicing his clients, Mike will be responsible for leading the firm’s long-term strategic plan, growth initiatives and overall management for the future.
One such growth initiative was assisting in the formation of PN Financial Services, passing the FINRA Series 7 and 66 exams in 2016. He is licensed to offer securities in the states of Ohio and North Carolina.
A lifelong native of Sandusky, Mike graduated from Miami University with his Bachelor of Science in Business in 2002 and Master in Accountancy in 2003. He earned his CPA license in 2004 and in 2009 he became a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).
Mike works out of both the Norwalk and Sandusky offices, specializing in business and personal taxation and planning, business consulting and succession planning and business valuations.