• Accounting Systems
  • Cash Flow Processes
  • Advisor Coordination
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Production & Operations
  • Banking & Capital
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Risk Assessments
  • Revenue
  • Operating Rhythm
  • Succession or Exit Planning
  • Readiness & Attractiveness
  • Price/Multiple

Mike Derringer

  • Area President
  • Director, Area President Support
  • Columbus Metro

Mike has more than 35 years of diverse business and finance experience and has been with FocusCFO since 2006.  Mike has experience in various industries, including service, distribution, manufacturing, construction, retail, and restaurants.  He completed his CEPA through the Exit Planning Institute and is an active participant in Sandler Sales training. 

Before FocusCFO

Mike has served in several senior management roles with companies such as KMPG Peat Marwick, The Limited, Horizon PCS and NCS HealthCare. He has more than 10 years’ experience working with reorganized and start-up public companies and over 16 years working with publicly reporting companies.

Mike received his MBA from The Ohio State University and previously a BSBA in Accounting from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He also served as an instructor of Finance at the University of Phoenix, Columbus campus.

    Other Interests

    • Favorite way to spend time:  Overall fitness and running – have completed four marathons
    • Favorite movie quote:  “So I’ve got that going for me, which is nice” – Bill Murray in Caddyshack
    • Favorite Vacation:  Baseball games on the east coast with my son

What attracted you
to FocusCFO?

The opportunity to help business owners achieve their goals

Curated insights by Mike Derringer

From Numbers-Driven to People-Focused: Area President Mike Derringer Shares His Career Journey on the Inspired Stories Podcast
Mike Derringer on Ignite Your Business Podcast
Roles of the CFO, Controller and CPA Firm
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…
Baseball (or lack thereof) and Effective Communication
Success Stories
Lukes Auto Service Testimonial

Get in touch with Mike