Michael Baratta

Michael Baratta, CPA, CFE, is a specialist in corporate restructuring.

He started his career at Ernst & Young in Chicago, where he rose to the position of Audit Manager. Following EY, Mike was a turnaround consultant with Morris*Anderson in Chicago in the early 1990’s. He subsequently became a Partner in Heller’s turnaround equity fund in Chicago.

During his 25 year turnaround management career, he has advised over 60 middle-market industrial, construction, consumer products and services companies. Mike was Acting CFO for an underperforming, Hawaii - based construction company for which he was awarded Turnaround of the Year. He was primary advisor to a $2 billion construction contractor, and was awarded the Global M&A Boutique Turnaround Consultant of the Year in 2009.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Southern Illinois University and a MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.

Trimingham, Inc. is a Financial Advisory Firm.

Since 1989, Trimingham has advised lenders and investors on middle market companies.