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Michael Purcell

Mike served as an audit partner at Deloitte & Touche for 36 years, providing assurance and advisory services to public and private enterprise clients, including family owned businesses, private equity and venture backed entities, as well as large multi-national companies.  He has an extensive background serving technology, financial services, life sciences, consumer products and manufacturing companies, with deep experience in financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, capital sourcing, and due diligence. Mike served as the Philadelphia Office leader of Deloitte’s middle-market and growth enterprise services.  Mike has assisted many emerging companies over the years including successful initial public offerings and exit transactions.

Mike has extensive experience serving on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of numerous for profit entities including Capital Funding Bancorp, McKean Defense Group, ESF Camps, Code 3 Emergency Partners, Femme Pharma Consumer  and Intermex.   He also serves on the Board of several non-profit entities including Malvern Preparatory School, Academy of Notre Dame, Ben Franklin Technology Partners and Association of Audit Committee Members.

In addition, Mike serves as a consultant for several venture funds and has been an interim CFO.

In the past, Mike also served on the Boards of Directors of the Pennsylvania Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT), Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Philadelphia, The Haverford School, American Heart Association (President) and Main Line Jaycees (President).  He was the chairman of the Impact Venture Summit in both 2006 and 2014, a highly successful venture conference which attracted over 1,000 attendees.  Mike has also served in advisory roles for both Lehigh University and Drexel University.     He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and a former President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

Mike graduated from The Haverford School, has a BS in Accounting from Lehigh University and an MBA in Finance from Drexel University.

Audit Partner - Retired, Deloitte & Touche, LLP