As a member of the Selden Fox Auditing and Assurance Group, Michael Ploskonka conducts independent reviews of financial statements and audit reports prepared by the firm for a variety of clients. He also monitors and develops procedures to minimize high-risk areas for the firm’s clients. Michael assists with the development and teaching of the firm’s continuing education curriculum.
Prior to joining Selden Fox, Michael worked at a national firm with a focus on litigation support and forensic accounting, in addition to audit and advisory services. He led multiple financial statement audit, agreed-upon procedure, compliance testing, Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering (AML) and internal control review engagements. He also has advised governmental and not-for-profit organizations regarding risk assessments and internal controls. His experience spans various industries including government, non-profit, manufacturing, financial services, real estate, transportation, higher education, and social services.
Michael is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Illinois CPA Society, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is also an appointed member of the Audit & Assurance Services Committee of the Illinois CPA Society.
Michael earned his B.S. degree, magna cum laude, in accountancy in 2005, and his M.A.S degree, cum laude in 2006, both from the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign. He is fluent in English and Polish.
When he is not working, Michael can be found outdoors, competing in triathlons, skiing, or hiking. He lives in Burr Ridge with his wife and two kids.