Michael Perron is a Senior Manager in the Toronto office of MNP. Michael is the Leader of Aboriginal Consulting in Ontario and Quebec with more than seven years of public service experience, servicing First Nations, private and public companies in British Columbia, California, Alberta, and Ontario. Michael has also developed strong relationships with the Aboriginal community as an advisory lead working with MNP’s Aboriginal Business Services team in Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec, and Ontario. Mike’s background allows him to work with multiple business models. Having a strong finance background, graduate business degree from the University of Southern California, and experience working in both the United States and Canada, Mike’s approach is to focus on collaboration with his clients to better understand the unique needs of each business. He has supported First Nation communities through numerous economic development ventures, as well as provides transaction advisory services for potential transactions, IBA’s, and JV’s. He brings an excellent working knowledge of both business and technical subject matter, with a strong background in strategy, finance, and accounting. Mike also has significant experience performing benchmark studies, competitive analysis and market analysis for multiple industries. Mike has attained the Certified Public Accountant ("CPA”) designation and obtained his Masters of Accounting ("MAcc”) from the University of Southern California, an integrated MBA/Accounting graduate level program.