RubinBrown, one of the nation’s top 50 accounting and business consulting firms, recently hired Michael Goot, CPA, as a manager in the Assurance Services Group.
Goot joins RubinBrown as part of the Quality Control team with 14 years of public accounting experience providing audit, attest and consulting services to private companies across a variety of industries, including some of those with regulatory compliance requirements.
Prior to RubinBrown, Goot dedicated himself exclusively to the financial services industry, performing and managing financial statement audits of investment companies (commodity pools, hedge funds and fund of funds). Before that, he specialized in performing financial statement audits of LIHTC real estate projects.
Goot’s firm experience includes Wipfli LLP (formerly Weltman Bernfield) in Buffalo Grove, RSM in Chicago and Reznick Group in Skokie (formerly Friduss, Lukee, Schiff). He earned his B.S. in sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison before moving on to earn both his M.S.A. and M.B.A. with a finance concentration from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Goot provides value to engagement teams and clients with his broad professional experience, attention to detail and focus on quality.
RubinBrown utilizes a unique, value-added approach to its audit services. The ViewPoints report focuses on understanding all aspects of a client's organization and enables the firm to evaluate the overall effectiveness of that organization.
Founded in 1952, RubinBrown’s team members establish best practices within specific industry segments and work to serve the community both inside and outside the workplace. RubinBrown’s mission is to help clients build and protect value, while at all times honoring the responsibility to serve the public interest.
RubinBrown is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a high-quality, dedicated network of 125 independent firms in 147 countries. For more information, visit www.rubinbrown.com.
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