Mike Tavlin is a growth-focused financial and legal executive with hands-on experience in M&A, public and private companies, board and investor communications, private equity relationships, human resource management, intellectual property, and risk assessment. He possesses strong technical and analytical abilities in areas such as cash flow and capital budgeting to forecasting, superior communication skills, a JD and an LLM in Taxation and a collaborative approach to solving problems and executing on business plans and visions. Mike is a servant-leader focused on supporting his teams to be successful.
He has a strong foundation of over three decades of experience as a CFO and General Counsel for public and private companies, buoyed by several years of public accounting experience. Additionally, Mike as CFO partnered with the CEO to sell a public company for $2.3B, served as the initial CFO of a privately-owned software company which was later sold for $1.4B, and has raised over $1B in debt financing over the span of his career. He is a creative thinker and problem solver whose expertise also includes stints in the manufacturing, ecommerce, real estate development, software, and telecommunications industries.
Mike satisfies the requirement of an audit committee financial expert as defined in Section 406 and 407 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. He has served and continues to serve on the boards of directors of several non-profit organizations, and currently serves as a member of the Investment Committee of a major university foundation.
CFO Systems, LLC
Speedway Motors and Speedway Properties
CFO & General Counsel
Interactive Intelligence, Inc.
SVP, CFO & General Counsel
Aliant Communications, Inc.
Coopers & Lybrand, LLP
Senior Tax Manager
Touche Ross, LLP
Senior Tax Manager
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