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Michael A. Longobardo

Michael A. Longobardo is president and shareholder of PLC. Over the past 35+ years he has provided accounting, tax and business consulting services to individuals and closely-held businesses across all industries with a focus on healthcare professionals and professional practices. From the start-up phase to the sale of the business, Michael works side by side with his clients to achieve positive results and a goal of remarkable client service. He has extensive experience in the valuation of closely-held businesses, value creation and exit strategies.

 

In addition to performing accounting, tax services and consulting for closely-held businesses, Michael performs business consulting, financial forensic investigations, dispute resolution services and consulting in sale/purchase transactions. In recent years, Michael has been engaged as a jointly retained expert to establish values and consult on various disputes for both litigants.

 

Michael has a bachelor’s degree from Azusa Pacific University and is certified by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with an Accreditation in Business Valuation (ABV). He is one of the first 100 CPAs in the USA to be Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the AICPA and is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

 

In his leisure, Michael enjoys road and gravel cycling, tennis, cooking, travel and fitness. He is an avid fan and supporter of the Crimson Tide and loves all college sports. Michael resides in Holly Springs with Barbara, his lovely wife of 31 years, and their Australian Labradoodle, Hudson. He has two grown children, Ryan and Lauren. Ryan is a graduate of Elon University and works as an Advisor in Asset Management Compliance for Fidelity Investments in Denver, CO. Lauren is a graduate of The University of Alabama and a PICU Nurse at Children's Medical Center of Dallas.  Michael attends The Summit Church - Apex Campus and is active in his community. Michael is the Past-President of Roll Tide Raleigh (Triangle NC Chapter of The University of Alabama National Alumni Association), a board member of Smiles For a Lifetime and is the former Vice President, Finance of the Western Wake Tennis Association.