Michael S. Camacho has been named partner of the public accounting firm LGC+D, where he will serve as internal control specialist and lead the firm’s corporate solutions niche.
Camacho graduated from Northern Illinois University’s College of Business with a bachelor’s degree in accountancy. NIU’s Department of Accountancy has been ranked among the top 25 best programs, undergraduate and graduate, by Public Accounting Report, a leading industry publication in the field of accounting. In addition, NIU accountancy students’ performance on the certified public accountant exam has ranked among the best in the nation for three decades.
Camacho, a resident of Exeter, R.I., has always been interested in business, spending a good deal of his youth in manufacturing and service environments. As a person who has always enjoyed learning about an enterprise, figuring out how it worked and looking for ways to make it better, accounting affords him the opportunity to do just that. He also enjoys the way it allows him to learn about companies in multiple industries and work with people from a variety of backgrounds.
He joined the firm nine years ago after serving eight years as an audit manager at Deloitte & Touche, where he was responsible for managing the audits of domestic and multinational public and private companies, as well as serving as a local and national facilitator for the firm.
Aside from providing attest and consulting services, Camacho is an internal control specialist who focuses on helping companies evaluate the adequacy of their financial, operational and information technology controls. To this end, he provides compliance-related internal control services and outsourced internal audit services. Additionally, he leads the firm’s commercial and industrial group and corporate solutions group.
Camancho is a licensed CPA in Rhode Island and Illinois and a certified internal auditor. He is a board member of the Providence Foundation, an affiliate of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, to work toward the revitalization of downtown. He was also named as one of Providence Business News’ Forty Under 40 in 2007.