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Michael Dery

Co-Founder/Chief Financial Officer

Michael Dery is a senior leader in Conway MacKenzie’s valuation services group and has over 15 years of experience providing business valuation, financial advisory, and litigation support services to public and private businesses for a variety of purposes including solvency opinions, bankruptcy and reorganization, shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, purchase and sale advisement, and other li1ga1on and corporate maKers. 

Mr. Dery has provided valua1on services to clients in a variety of industries including automotive, aerospace, automobile and motorcycle dealerships, retail grocery chains, investment funds, residential and commercial real estate development, large event entertainment, discount retailers, and cryptocurrency. His experience spans a diverse client base from local small businesses to regional middle-market businesses to billion-dollar enterprises. 

Mr. Dery’s transaction advisory experience includes buy-side financial due diligence, quality of earnings and EBITDA, working capital, financial, operational and valuation analysis for a variety of constituents in merger and acquisition environments. Previous Experience Prior to joining Conway MacKenzie, Mr. Dery was an Associate in the audit practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers where he performed year-end financial statement audits, quarterly reviews, and conducted Sarbanes-Oxley reviews of internal controls. His clients primarily included Ford Motor Company, Tier 1 and 2 automotive suppliers, and not-for-profit en11es. 

Education & Professional Organizations: 

Mr. Dery is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He holds Master of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Accounting from Michigan State University. 

Mr. Dery is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) Fraud Task Force and has spoken at the MACPA’s An1-Fraud Issues Conference on the topic of pyramid schemes. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).

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