Mike Sowinski

ERP
Practice Manager


Mike Sowinski

Mike is the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Practice Manager at SVA Consulting LLC., a member of the SVA family of companies.

In his role, Mike manages our ERP practice which focuses on helping companies use technology to gain more value from their financial and operational information.

With more than 20+ years of experience in accounting and finance in numerous industries, Mike has the unique vantage point of guiding other companies towards the best systems to use to gain insight into their firm’s financial operations.

Mike’s past roles as Controller, CFO and VP have given him insights at all levels on how data becomes a key driver in current performance and future growth, how technology is viewed in terms of impact relative to cost, and ultimately how businesses make decisions on their technology investments. Mike is able to leverage his experience to assist clients to leverage their data.

Mike is a member of the WICPA and AICPA. He also holds a Board of Directors position in the Madison Chapter of Financial Executives International (FEI).

Education

  • University of Wisconsin Eau Claire – BBA Accountancy
  • University of Wisconsin Eau Claire – BBA Management Information Systems
  • University of Wisconsin Madison – MBA General Management

Industries

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Retail
  • Professional Services

Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
  • Financial Executives International (FEI), Madison Chapter

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Information Systems
  • Accounting
  • Workflow Automation
  • Process Improvement

Civic/Community Involvement

Each year Mike and his family host a holiday party where roughly 125 to 150 people attend for food, drinks, and laughs. Mike’s family selects a different charity each year that serves people in South Central Wisconsin. All attendees bring a cash donation made payable to the charity of choice for the year. Not only has this been a tremendous gift to the charity, Mike’s children are learning a valuable life’s lesson about giving to others.

Personal

Mike and his wife Laura have 3 daughters who keep him very busy with their activities. Other interests include watching Packer and Badger football, playing golf, fishing with his daughters, and any gathering with friends and family.

In the Community

SVA Consulting takes pride in the communities in which our clients, business colleagues and our professionals work and play. We support our communities by giving back in a variety of ways; volunteering both our time and expertise, fulfilling Board of Director roles, supporting fundraising efforts of local philanthropic organizations, and providing leadership in a variety of organizations designed to improve our lives within our communities.

SVA Consulting has worked with the following organizations:

  • wisconsin-school-of-businesss
  • make-a-wish
  • wisconsin-dells
  • nbc-15-share-your-holidays
  • second-harvest
  • agrace
  • wala
  • wheaton-franciscan-healthcare
  • whsara
  • tellurian
  • wisconsin-literacy