Mike currently serves as an Engagement Partner for Audit and Assurance services for the firm and is a member of the Accounting & Auditing Committee. He formerly served as the firm's Director of Audit, Accounting, and Quality Control.
His over 40 years of experience includes working with manufacturing, retirement plan, construction, financial institution, and nonprofit clients. In addition, he provides clients with business and strategic planning and has experience in mergers and acquisitions, employee stock ownership plans, internal controls, and governance structures of business entities.
Mike currently serves on the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Accounting and Review Services Committee and the Technical Issues Committee, focusing on auditing, accounting and review services, and professional ethics standards. He is also a member of the AICPA Attestation Standards Task Force and Audits of Less Complex Entities Task Force.
His previously held professional positions include:
- Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants - Chair
- AICPA Auditing Standards Board (ASB) - Member
- PKF North America (Now Allinial Global) Accounting & Auditing Committee - Chair
- Maryland Peer Review Committee - Chair
- AICPA Technical Issues Committee - Zone Chair
- AICPA Council - Member
Mike has extensive experience participating on peer review teams and consulting on quality control issues. He has served as an instructor for continuing professional education courses pertaining to accounting and auditing on the local, regional, and national levels. In 2020, Mike and the AICPA Chief Auditor presented a webcast titled COVID-19 Audit Implications.
- Chartered Global Management Accountant
- American Institute of CPAs
- Maryland Association of CPAs
- Kiwanis Club of Hagerstown – Key Club Advisor
- Certified Public Accountant – Maryland
- B.S. Accounting – University of Delaware
- Year joined SEK: 1986
- Year admitted as a Member: 1990
My Industry Specialties
- Manufacturing & Distribution
My Service Specialties
- Accounting, Auditing, & Assurance
- Employee Benefit Plan Audit
- Peer Reviews
- Business Accounting & Advisory
- M&A Advisory
The Mental Health Center of Western Maryland, Inc. has been a customer of SEK since 1993. The Mental Health Center in its early years experienced some financial challenges and with the guidance of Michael Manspeaker the Center was able to make the necessary changes. Today the center is financially healthy and we thank SEK for their many years of exceptional service.
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