Michael Cerami

EVP, Strategic Alliances, Business Development & Communications

Michael joined CPA.com at the company’s inception in January 2001 as Vice President, Strategic Alliances. Since then, he has been a key contributor to the company's growth through the development and execution of a market-leading alliances strategy. Michael fosters a partnership philosophy at CPA.com that emphasizes business strategy alignment, creating mutual long-term value and a commitment to empowering the accounting profession for success in the digital age.

In addition to his Alliances responsibilities, Michael oversees the marketing, business development and communications functions at CPA.com. He works closely with key influencers across the profession, including firm associations, state CPA societies and the thought leader community. Michael is connecting regularly with firms of all sizes to discuss their strategies for leveraging technology to improve client service and achieve growth.

Michael's background is in business development and financial planning and analysis and his previous work history includes positions at PepsiCo, Searle (formerly the pharmaceutical division of Monsanto) and Collegiate Health Care.

Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in both finance and management from Fordham University. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and three children.