Mike Stephens


Mike has overĀ 15 years of public accounting experience, which includes performing audit, tax, and consulting services for closely held contractors and engineers. Mike helps lead CLA's Chicagoland construction services group. Technical experience includes:

  • External reporting and financial statement presentation including acquisitions and consolidated entities
  • Succession planning and exit strategies
  • Nontraditional compensation methods and accounting treatment
  • Prequalification reports and capacity limits
  • Best practices for controls, processes, and internal reporting


B.A., Accounting, Illinois Wesleyan University

In the community

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Illinois CPA Society

Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)

Association of General Contractors

Tinley Park Athletic Club, Wrestling Athletic Director and Coach