Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Treasurer
Mitch Michulka is a licensed CPA with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and an MBA from the University of Texas. His experience uniquely provides a wealth of expertise at both ends of the spectrum with respect to financial scale, encompassing the unit economics of individual school locations combined with fortune 500 corporate financial management. At the corporate level, Michulka has over 15 years of increasing responsibility at several Fortune 500 companies including over ten years at Emerson Inc. with responsibility for a $30M business unit supplying a wide range of telecommunications products and services to global companies including AT&T, T-Mobile and Ericsson. At the unit economics level, Michulka has also built and eventually sold a CPA firm over a period of five years that provided consulting, valuation, accounting and tax services to hundreds of small businesses including private preschool operators. Michulka became passionate about Montessori education while consulting with the Montessori school attended by his two sons and eventually he served on its board of directors. During his time as the Director of Finance at LePort Schools, Michulka led major finance and investment projects supporting the rapid growth of LePort and developed unique expertise related to EB-5 and real estate financing for school projects.