About Michael

Michael Lenkowski is a partner in the Transaction Advisory Services group and Tax & Business Services group. He has more than 15 years of experience in public accounting. Mr. Lenkowski specializes in tax, accounting services and transaction services for privately held businesses. His industry experience includes, but is not limited to, manufacturing, distribution, retail, construction, professional services, technology companies, food & beverage and life science & biotech companies.

Mr. Lenkowski, is a leader in the New England region Transaction Advisory Services Group. He drives key services to his clients including both buy-side and sell-side quality of earnings engagements, assistance with related financial and tax due diligence, transactional tax planning, tax structuring, and tax modeling. Mr. Lenkowski’s expertise in equity structure, equity awards, compensation, organizational planning, and succession planning helps address business’s needs by providing innovative and feasible strategies focused on compliance and tax savings. He also has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, international operations, and reporting requirements in the U.S., and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPS).

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Abilities Without Boundaries-Treasurer; Past President, 2010-2016
  • Junior Achievement of New Haven, Board Member, 2018

Articles & Presentations

  • Your Company’s Life Cycle – Crucial Legal and Accounting Matters, Marcum New England Life Science and Biotech Summit, New Haven, CT, October 2019
  • Tailwinds Above: Northeast Aerospace Mergers & Acquisitions Panel, Cortland Advisors, LLC, Windsor Locks, CT, April 2019
  • Tax Act and Job Cuts Tax Seminars
  • NAIFA 2018 Annual Career Conference – June 2018
  • Ion Bank, Oct 2017 and May 2018
  • United Bank – May 2018
  • Marcum Year-End Tax Seminar, Fall 2017
  • Financial Reporting in Accordance with the New Tangible Property Regulations Updates, MHP Newsletter, January 2016
  • Yes, Yet Another Article on the “Settlement” but with a Twist, NACVA QuickRead, October 2016
  • Endowment 201: Advanced Endowment Principles, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, New Haven, CT, November 2016
  • Nonprofit Finances: Understanding the Basics, The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, New Haven, CT, June 2016
  • Privately Held and Middle-Market Business Succession Planning, New York Life Insurance, Stratford, CT, April 2015
Expertise

Accounting
Federal & State Income Taxes
Financial Statements & Reporting
Employee Benefit Plans
Equity Instruments
Mergers & Acquisitions

Education

Master of Science, Accounting
University of Connecticut

Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Fairfield University