Managing Director in the Accounting and Auditing Group
CBIZ & MHM
Michelle Sylvia Spriggs, CPA, MBA is a highly accomplished professional in the field of accounting and auditing, specializing in serving not-for-profit and higher education organizations. Currently holding the position of Managing Director in the Accounting and Auditing Group at CBIZ & MHM in New England, Michelle is a valuable member of the Not-For-Profit & Education Practice.
With more than 30 years of experience, Michelle has established herself as a trusted advisor in the industry. Her areas of expertise include managing financial statement and Federal Uniform Guidance audits, providing guidance on internal controls, operations and accounting matters, supporting board development and facilitating bond offerings. Michelle's dedication to excellence extends to training and mentoring other accounting and auditing professionals to effectively serve not-for-profit clients. She leads the Single Audit and Student Financial Aid Audit Practice and serves as the not-for-profit subject matter expert in CBIZ & MHM's National Professional Standards Group.
Michelle's educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree from Stonehill College and a Masters of Business Administration from Fitchburg State University. These qualifications, coupled with her extensive practical experience, have equipped her with a comprehensive skill set to tackle the complex financial challenges faced by not-for-profit and higher education organizations.
Michelle is an active member of several prestigious professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers (EACUBO) and the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). Her involvement in these organizations showcases her commitment to staying at the forefront of industry developments and best practices.
Michelle's exceptional track record, deep industry knowledge and active involvement in professional associations have positioned her as a respected leader in her field. In recognition of her expertise and dedication, Michelle joined the American Lung Association National Board on June 24, 2023.