REDW Principal Mike Allen Elected Board Chair of the Arizona Society of CPAs
REDW LLC, one of the Southwest’s 10 largest certified public accounting and business consulting firms, is proud to announce that Mike Allen, CPA, MBA, a Principal in the Firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected Board Chair of the Arizona Society of CPAs (ASCPA) for the 2018-2019 term, effective May 1, 2018. Mike currently holds the title of Chair-Elect and previously served as the Board’s Secretary/Treasurer, as well as on the Association’s Nominating Committee, Executive Committee, Investment Committee, and Foundation Board.
As the ASCPA’s new Board Chair, Mike’s stated vision for the coming year is “to build on the great work of previous ASCPA Chairs in advancing the cause of all CPAs in Arizona, and to enhance the success of our members through education, advocacy, and increasing the value of the CPA.”
Mike heads REDW’s Audit & Assurance department. With a long and successful career focused on strategic planning, organizational development, and financial and operations management, he works to promote his clients’ continuing success through the direction expansion of their core business activities and products, as well as the proactive management of their operations and relationships.
Prior to joining REDW in 2011, Mike spent 15 years as the COO, CFO and member of RAM Holdings, LLC. In the 1980s and 1990s, Allen was a partner and director of Erickson Allen PC, CPAs, a public accounting firm that he helped grow from a start-up operation to a multi-million dollar business, ranked as one of the largest in Albuquerque. He holds an MBA from Arizona State University and BBA from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.