Our Team

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Michele Harlan

Michele Harlan, CPA, MBA, is a Partner at Anchin and the Leader of the Firm’s Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) Group. She has 20 years of experience in the accounting profession.

Michele has worked on private equity deals, SPACs, and partnership mergers and acquisitions. She built her TAS practice after extensive experience with companies buying and acquiring entities. Her TAS work has also included purchase price accounting, asset and liability valuation, goodwill calculations and related impairment testing. She also has experience with pre-transaction work, GAAP issues and diligence, purchase price allocation, valuation work, and post-deal implementation for middle market clients.

Additionally, Michele possesses high knowledge of ASC 805 and its application in M&A deals. Michele has also conducted extensive Audit work in the retail, distribution, manufacturing, healthcare, and not-for-profit sectors.

In the past, Michele has led internal firm-wide Audit and Assurance trainings. She also served on her prior firm’s first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee after spearheading a number of related initiatives. In addition, Michele contributes to a variety of marketing and business development initiatives.

Michele is active with various organizations across New Jersey and regularly attends events for the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG).

Michele is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).