Michael LaForge


Michael is a Principal in CLA's assurance practice.  He has extensive experience with manufacturing and distribution clients and with professional services industries where he draws on his strengths as a skilled multi-disciplinary technician and trusted advisor.   Mike provides strategic business and tax planning for clients and assists clients in adopting and implementing best operational and financial reporting practices. 

Mike has served closely held businesses throughout his career and uses his expereince to assist families with business, transition and estate issues.  


Bachelor of Science in Accounting - Seton Hall University, Stillman School of Business, South Orange NJ 

In the community

Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey, New York

Certified Global Management Accountant

Certified School Accountant in New Jersey

Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Acountants 

Past Board Member and Treasurer of the YMCA of Fanwood and Scotch Plains