Michael J. Barloewen, CPA, CGMA

Partner Audit & Assurance Services

Michael joined Windes in March of 2015 as a partner in the firm’s Audit & Assurance Services department. Michael has more than 15 years of experience working with entrepreneur-owned and investor-backed private companies, as well as public companies, and nonprofit organizations.

Michael’s professional experience spans a wide range of industries, which include the commercial real estate, oil and gas, media and entertainment, manufacturing and distribution, software development, and nonprofit sectors.

Michael leads the firm’s nonprofit practice and his extensive nonprofit experience includes museums, educational institutions, social service organizations, foundations, health care clinics, associations, relief organizations and housing and urban development groups. Michael also has extensive experience with OMB “Uniform Guidance” (formerly A-133) compliance audits.

Michael is an active presenter, who conducts seminars and workshops targeted to nonprofit management, board members, and audit committees.

Service Specialization


Industry Specialization

EnergyNonprofit Organizations

Bachelor of Arts, Economics with an emphasis in Accounting
University of California, Santa Barbara

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant