Mike is the Vice President - Legal and Tax for Graham Capital Company and oversees all legal and tax matters for Graham Capital Company and all Graham affiliated entities. He is principally responsible for overseeing legal matters and tax research and planning for the Graham Group including federal, state, local and international tax planning as well as federal transfer tax planning and tax planning with respect to financial instruments and investments. Mike oversees a vast array of contractual, commercial and business matters and any legal controversies related thereto. He also oversees federal and state tax audits, as well as tax compliance matters for the Graham Group.
Mike has over 23 years of experience in the legal and tax fields. Previously, Mike was a senior tax manager with Ernst and Young serving large corporate clients in the manufacturing sector and financial institutions sector. Prior to working for Ernst and Young, Mike worked as an in-house tax attorney for New Holland North America, Inc., a global manufacturer of farm machinery and equipment. Mike earned his B.A. in Economics and History from Rutgers College, Rutgers University, his J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University and his L.L.M. in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and has spoken to various organizations on numerous tax topics. Mike serves on the Board of Directors of the Lancaster County Youth Amateur Hockey League and has served as its president for the past six years. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Hempfield Black Knight Wrestling Club. Mike lives in Lancaster, PA with his wife Kathy, three sons (Ted, Luke and Kirk), and daughter (Sophia).