Mike Welbes, CPA, ABVVice President, Director of Mergers and Acquisitions
Mike has more than 20 years of experience serving clients with their tax, accounting, business valuation and management advisory needs in a variety of industries. As partner, he leads the firm’s growth efforts through merging and acquiring CPA firms that meet HK’s vision and culture, and has been a frequent speaker on tax strategies at franchise association conferences. Prior to joining HK in 1999, Mike worked at a Top 5 national CPA firm.
Corporate, partnership and individual income tax preparation and consulting; financial statement preparation; general business consulting and management services; strategic planning and ownership; and succession management
Education & credentials
B.A. in accounting, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA)
Opening Doors/Maria House and Teresa Shelter of Dubuque and Jackson County,
President of the Board of Directors
Habitat for Humanity, Past Board of Directors Member
Grand Opera House, Past President of the Board of Directors
Family life & hobbies
Mike and his wife, Carrie, have four children, Karlie, Hayley, Luke and Wil. Mike enjoys attending his children’s sporting events as well as staying active and participating in sports himself.