Michael Mirel, Partner
An experienced CPA, Michael's 15-year career working with high-tech venture-backed startups has gained him wide-ranging knowledge of real-world accounting and finance. Having been in the trenches, Michael knows what it takes for a young company to gain financial control of its destiny. Having managed numerous high-profile projects at Fortune 500 companies provides Michael with a clear picture of the requirements to match the right team with the right assignment.
Prior to co-founding the MJ Group , Michael led the accounting and finance departments for various start ups and was a senior associate at Siegfried Resources, LLP, where he represented companies such as Warner Brothers Entertainment, Pacific Capital Bancorp, and Pricewaterhouse Coopers. In addition Michael has run early-stage accounting departments for such venture-backed start ups as CircleUp, Inc., Mota Motors, Inc., Transpera, Inc., Eternal Systems, Inc. and SourceMine, Inc.
Michael began his career at Thomashow, Brown & Paialii, LLP where he was a Sr. Manager.
Michael received his Bachelor of Science in accounting from Loyola Marymount University and has a Minor in Classics.