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Mark Mishler

Mark Mishler, MBA, CPA, CMA, licensed as a CPA in Ohio, has ten years’ experience as a discussion leader for Kaplan Financial Education, powered by Loscalzo Institute. His professional career includes Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Controller, and Chief Information Officer global finance and operating leadership roles with publicly-traded and private equity companies.


His experience includes auditing, SEC reporting, SOX compliance, IT, HR, strategic planning, risk management, and hedging for Breeze-Eastern, General Electric Healthcare, Amcast Industrial, Witco, Siemens Medical, and WR Grace. Mr. Mishler currently provides fractional CFO services to small companies and project finance to large companies, such as acquisitions, improving operating efficiency and profitability, raising capital, and financial reporting. Mr. Mishler has secured multiple debt and equity financings, including an IPO. He led global information technology ERP implementations and developed activity-based costing. Mr. Mishler led accounting for 40 plants in 30 countries and led due diligence, negotiation, structuring, valuation, synergy realization, and integration for over 25 acquisitions.


Mr. Mishler is Adjunct Professor of Management, Finance, and Accounting. He taught CMA review, graded the CMA exam, and wrote CPA exam questions. He’s published in the Journal of Accountancy.


Mr. Mishler earned two BS degrees in chemistry and biology from Indiana University and his MBA from the University of Michigan.