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.
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
“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
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.”
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
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