Michael Welton

Manager

KPMG, LLC

Sponsor: KPMG LLP

Wave 11: May 2016- October 2016

Strategy 1: Become a leading hub of advanced manufacturing

Initiative: mHub

Michael is a Manager in the Chicago office of KPMG’s Economic and Valuation Services practice. He has more than 4 years of experience providing business enterprise valuations and intangible asset valuations for financial reporting, tax planning, and strategic advisory purposes. Michael has participated in valuations throughout the United States and foreign countries in a variety of industries, including Industrial Products, Aerospace & Defense, Healthcare, Agricultural Products, Information Technology, and Consumer Products. He has worked on several multi-billion dollar transactions with components of financial reporting and tax restructuring analyses. He has significant experience building complex models, examining buyer and investment bank models, data validation, and performing financial ratio analyses. Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Masters of Professional Accounting from Illinois State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a candidate for the American Society of Appraisers designation.