A lot happens behind the scenes at Wightman in order to provide smooth service to our clients. Mike is the one who oversees it. As Director of Finance, his purview includes providing strategic financial direction and advice to the Board, President, and Leadership Team as well as operational systems planning and implementation.
Joining Wightman in 2016 with nearly two decades of corporate finance experience, Mike provides leadership and employee development to the accounting and administrative staff who serve clients and staff through the vital functions of accounting, billing, payroll, and IT support. He takes the Wightman philosophy of “it’s all about people” to heart as he focuses his words and actions in a way that supports staff development and cultivates great teams at W+.
Areas of Focus
- Financial statements
- Risk management
- Financial reporting
- Influence management to make transformative decisions for the greater good
- Information systems
- Database architecture
B.B.A. in Accountancy
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI
Professional Training & Registrations
- Various Leadership Trainings including: Emotional Intelligence, Crucial Conversations, Catalyst University as well as others.
There's only one place I want to go and it's to all the places I've never been.