Mike is the founder of Sherman, Young & Associates, P.C. and affiliated company Sherman, Young & Leavitt, LLC, registered investment adviser.
By combining years of financial services experience, Mike is uniquely qualified as a financial coach to a diverse client base. His areas of concentration are taxation and tax planning for individuals, estates, trusts, partnerships and corporations. Mike has over 30 years of experience providing accounting, review and auditing services for retirement plans, not-for-profit organizations, construction, manufacturing, professional service providers and small businesses.
Mike started his professional career with the international accounting firm Deloitte & Touche. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in business administration, emphasis in accounting, from the University of Southern California and a Masters of Business Administration from Portland State University. Prior to becoming an accountant Mike worked in the drug and grocery retail industries in Washington and California. Mike is the past president of the Oregon City Lions Club and the Gladstone Oak Grove Rotary Club. Mike is a volunteer speaker for the Oregon State Society of CPAs regarding careers in accounting.
Mike enjoys traveling to foreign countries and working out at the gym and has never lived more than 100 miles from the Pacific Ocean.