Michael Kidd, Consulting Partner at Mowery & Schoenfeld, named 2021 CPA Practice Advisor “40 Under 40” Professional

  December 21, 2021
Lincolnshire, Ill. – Mowery & Schoenfeld, LLC is proud to announce Michael Kidd—Consulting Partner and director of Transaction Advisory Services—was named as one of the 2021 CPA Practice Advisor “40 under 40” Professionals.

Michael joined the Firm upon graduation from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005 as an associate in the assurance practice. He immediately found he had a keen interest in the financial complexities of business transaction. Michael became a partner in 2013 and started the Firm’s Transaction Advisory Services practice in 2017. Transaction Advisory now makes up 6.5% of the Firm’s revenue with 30% YOY growth in 2020.

The practice focuses on providing buy- and sell-side support to the Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (ETA) community. Michael participates in several conferences and speaking engagements through the year at top-tier MBA programs, helping to guide a new generation of entrepreneurs.

Managing Partner Jeffery Mowery spoke fondly, “I remember handing Michael his offer letter and knowing he would be an important addition for our Firm. For all the years we’ve worked together, Mike remains focused on exceptional client service, the growth of our Firm, and technical expertise. He is a wonderful partner to me, his fellow team members, and his clients.”

CPA Practice Advisor announced the 2021 members of its "40 Under 40" program in November. The awards recognize 40 professionals who are under 40 and have emerged as future leaders in the profession. The 40 Under 40 Awards spotlight the top practicing public accountants, educators, and thought leaders who are leading their profession by visibly and incrementally changing the accounting profession through their exemplary leadership, their innovative thinking, their collaborative efforts to provide unity to the profession across the generations, and their community outreach which extends the visibility of the profession outside the workplace.

Mowery & Schoenfeld, LLC is an accounting, advisory and IT services firm with offices in Lincolnshire and Chicago, Illinois. Our organization is focused on providing personalized service to each client, building a lasting and trusted relationship. Made up of 16 partners and over 120 total employees, Mowery & Schoenfeld ranks among the top ten firms in Illinois and was recently named one of the largest accounting firms in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business.

We take culture seriously - providing a supportive environment focused on growth. In 2020, our Firm was named a Best Firms to Work For by Accounting Today, a Best Firms for Women by Accounting Today, and a Best Place to Work in Chicago by Crain’s Chicago Business. Mowery & Schoenfeld offers comprehensive tax, assurance, transaction advisory, outsourced accounting, wealth management, international onboarding, business advisory services, as well as managed IT services through our partnership with Xamin, Inc.