Michael Shapow, Partner, Business Advisory Services
Michael leads the Chicago office Business Advisory Services practice of RubinBrown. He has more than 35 years of consulting and consulting experience. He works with clients in various industries, especially construction, across all business functions including information technology, accounting, mergers and acquisitions, business development, market strategy, and executive leadership development. Mike manages RubinBrown team members experienced in cyber security, SOC compliance, internal audit, IT consulting and transaction services.
Michael is a frequent speaker to a variety of industries on technology topics including “ERP Evaluation and Selection,” “ERP Contract Negotiations,” “Cybersecurity for the Supply Chain,” and “Technology Trends Affecting Construction Contractors.” Michael is regularly quoted on IT and business topics by Crain’s Chicago Business, Chicago Tribune, Orlando Sentinel, Going Concern, Smart Business and Entrepreneur.
Michael is a graduate of Michigan State University, BA Accounting, and earned a Certificate of Management, Mini-MBA Program, from Loyola University, Chicago, IL. He is on the board of the Chicago chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, a member of the Chicago Institute of Internal Auditors and a former board member of ASA Chicago.
Michael resides with his wife, of 28 years, and ten year old daughter, two dogs, and a cat in the South Loop. Michael’s daughter, Tatum, has qualified for the state gymnastics competition three years in a row and advanced to the five state regional competition in 2021. Michael and Tatum are volunteers for Lasagna Love where they prepare and deliver lasagnas once a week for families in need throughout Chicagoland.