Michelle Harris

a clear, strategic vision of success

With over 20 years of successful leadership in finance and accounting for privately held and publicly traded as well as PE backed companies with global revenues as high as $6B, Michelle is an expert in team development, change management, business process improvement, strategic thinking, and operational and financial reporting.

Her proven track record of success leading organic growth and executing aggressive roll‐up strategies in M&A, Michelle is well known as an international financial leader who leads transactions to successful conclusions seamlessly. Her experience in consumer products, packaging, import/export, health and vision care services, medical devices and healthcare products. Having started her career in Big 4 auditing, she is an expert at SEC annual and quarterly reporting, accounting and financial reporting direction and oversees all aspects of audit compliance, governance, regulatory reporting, and accounting operations in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS.

Key Business Transactional Experience

Michelle has completed over 75 M&A transactions in the last 5 years and has successfully transitioned multibillion‐dollar companies from US GAAP to IFRS as the businesses went global. Beyond leading accounting operations for multi billion‐dollar companies, she is actively involved daily in due diligence and integration in all areas that impact accounting operations and financial results.

Michelle has also led the accounting and finance organization of a public CPG company through a significant restatement process and Chapter 11 reorganization. Coming out of the reorganization, she led the team through a significant acquisition, led the finance and accounting implementation of SAP and took control of accounting and financial reporting for a resulting billion‐dollar entity. 

Professional Credentials

Licenses & Certifications

  • MBA, Sales and Marketing 
  • CPA (active)
  • CGMA

education background

  • Drexel University, MBA
  • Villanova University, BS 

Professional Experience

  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution
  • Consumer Product Goods