WEST HARTFORD – Wednesday, April 17, 2019 – blumshapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, announced today that Michael LaCrosse has joined the team as a director in its Advisory Services Group, responsible for its CFO Advisory services and business process outsourcing. Mr. LaCrosse will work out of blum’s offices in West Hartford, Connecticut and Greater Boston, Massachusetts.
In his role at blum, Mike will lead efforts to work with clients on a variety of operational efficiency and process improvement projects by using the firm’s CFO advisory offerings, and Business Enterprise Review framework. Mike is also responsible for leading finance transformation work, which focuses on integrations, transformations, turnarounds, helping businesses improve margins, and long-term strategic planning.
“We are thrilled to have Mike on board and leading our CFO Advisory services team; he brings an advanced skillset and a proven track record in helping businesses grow and thrive, and he is an ideal fit for our Advisory Services Group,” said blumshapiro CEO Joseph Kask. “His extensive experiences in business transformation and building more profitable and efficient businesses will only enhance the high value that our clients have come to expect.”
Mike brings 20 years of experience in finance and accounting across various industries to his new role. Most recently, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Industrial Physics, where he oversaw numerous domestic and international business units and was responsible for all global finance, accounting, treasury, tax, M&A and administrative functions. Prior to his time at Industrial Physics, Mike was the Senior Director of Finance and Investor Relations for iRobot Corporation.
Mike graduated with a degree in Finance from Bentley University and resides in Westford, MA.
blumshapiro is the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, with offices in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The firm, with a team of over 450, offers a diversity of services, which include auditing, accounting, tax and business advisory services. blum serves a wide range of privately held companies, government, education and non-profit organizations and provides non-audit services for publicly traded companies. To learn more visit us at blumshapiro.com.