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RubinBrown Welcomes Michael Shapow as Partner

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RubinBrown, one of the nation’s top 50 accounting and business consulting firms, recently welcomed Michael Shapow as Partner-in-Charge of the Business Advisory Services Group for the Chicago office.
February 3, 2020

ShapowRubinBrown, one of the nation’s top 50 accounting and business consulting firms, recently welcomed Michael Shapow as Partner-in-Charge of the Business Advisory Services Group for the Chicago office.

Michael has more than 35 years of consulting and business advisory experience. He works with clients in various industries across all business functions including information technology, accounting, mergers and acquisitions, business development, market strategy and executive leadership development. Mike manages RubinBrown team members experienced in cyber security, SOC compliance, internal audit, IT consulting and transaction services.

“Mike adds great experience and knowledge to our wide variety of business advisory service solutions and is a well-known consultant in the Chicago area,” said Chris Langley, Managing Partner of RubinBrown’s Chicago office. “It will be exciting to see Mike grow our practice in Chicago.”

Before joining RubinBrown, Michael spent 17 years at the world’s largest specialized staffing and consulting firm. Prior to that, he was the Partner-in-Charge of the information technology consulting practice at a top 5, international CPA firm. Earlier experience includes consulting and audit roles at a Big 4 CPA firm. 

Michael is regularly quoted on IT and business topics by Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, Going Concern, Smart Business and Entrepreneur.

“The hiring of Mike is a great move for RubinBrown and its Chicago expansion plans,” said Allan D. Koltin, CEO of Koltin Consulting Group, who facilitated the connection and hiring of Mike. “Mike is a great strategist, but also has exceptional leadership skills around growth, talent, and client service, as well as a track record (and passion) for success. I expect RubinBrown to continue to make strategic moves like this and to ultimately become a major player in the Chicago marketplace.”

RubinBrown entered the Chicago market after joining together with FLS Group, LLC in December, 2017. The firm recently moved to downtown Chicago on West Wacker Drive. RubinBrown has 56 team members in Chicago and 817 firmwide.

Founded in 1952, RubinBrown is one of the nation’s leading accounting and professional consulting firms with a commitment to building personal relationships with clients. The RubinBrown name and reputation are synonymous with experience, integrity and value. RubinBrown helps 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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