Michelle Gallagher

Strategic Partner
616 284 3714
mgallagher@adamyvaluation.com

Michelle Gallagher is a nationally-recognized business valuation expert. In addition to serving clients with valuation for tax and other matters, she leads Adamy Valuation’s family law practice.

Her extensive experience includes serving as a trusted consultant, expert witness, mediator, and court-appointed expert. She has testified on behalf of the AICPA at the Department of Treasury hearing in Washington DC related to Proposed Regulations under Internal Revenue Code 2704 in 2016. She also has many years of experience in the professional service areas of accounting, tax, business valuation, litigation support, determination of damages, pension valuation, mediation, divorce consulting, and business advisory services.

Michelle has spoken nationally at AICPA, ABA and AAML conferences, as well as regionally and locally for a variety of business and professional groups on various business valuation and litigation related topics. She was awarded the AICPA FLS Volunteer of the Year Award in both 2017 and 2008 and received the MICPA Women to Watch Award in 2012.

Outside of her work with Adamy, Michelle provides forensic accounting and consulting services through Gallagher Valuation and Forensics, PLC.

Education

  • BA in Accounting, Michigan State University

Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)

Member

  • AICPA ABV Credential Committee, Chair
  • AICPA ABV Exam Task Force, Member and Past Chair
  • AICPA-AAML Family Law Conference, Former Member of Planning Committee
  • AICPA Forensic and Valuation Conference, Former Member of Planning Committee
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), Board of Directors
  • MICPA Business Valuation/Litigation Support Task Force, Member and Past Chair
  • MICPA Divorce Issues Conference 2006, Co-Chair