Michael is managing partner for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC in Columbus and Partner-in-Charge, Private Company Services practice, for Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana (OKI) Market. He has served a variety of emerging, high-growth clients operating in several industries including manufacturing, distribution and technology. He is well known for tax structuring, planning and compliance issues impacting closely held businesses, as well as creative tax planning strategies. His expertise also includes wealth preservation, succession planning, and estate transferring. He has conducted successful negotiations with the Internal Revenue Service and multiple state taxation officials on behalf of clients.