Michael A. Hartman


Michael has more than 30 years of experience in accounting, consulting and tax-related issues of closely held businesses. He has significant experience assisting clients with corporate acquisitions, including the due diligence process. Additionally, having had ownership of his own business, Michael has acquired the expertise to consult with clients from an owner perspective.

His industry expertise includes real estate, service businesses, distribution, retail, manufacturing and high-net-worth individuals.

Michael began his public accounting career in 1978. In 1989, Michael founded and managed Kach Hartman Ltd., until 2002, when he merged his firm with FGMK.

Education And Certifications

  • B.S., Accounting, Northern Illinois University
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional and Civic

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Anixter Center Foundation, Director
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)
  • International Association of Practicing Accountants (IAPA), Past President
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Progressive Services Network, Treasurer