Michelle Golden


​Michelle is a growth and profitability strategist. Participating on the firm’s leadership team as Growth Leader, she brings insights from 15 years of consulting with over 125 CPA firms, and 15 years as an accountant with two publicly traded healthcare companies. While consulting with Kennedy and Coe, she became intrigued and inspired by the firm’s cultural and operational uniqueness, and she joined the firm as a principal in 2013.

Outside of the firm, she still facilitates and teaches, primarily on profitability, positioning, and pricing strategies; leadership; operations; and business communications. Michelle is recognized for her original ideas and success with practical implementation, even as she challenges the most sacred cows. Some industry acknowledgements:

  • Ten Most Powerful Women in Accounting (Accounting Today - 2009)
  • 25 Most Powerful Women in Accounting (CPA Practice Advisor - 2012, 2013)
  • Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting (Accounting Today - 2010-2013)
  • Top 25 Thought Leaders in Public Accounting (CPA Practice Advisor - 2012, 2013)