John Michael is a principal and owner of Peridot Consulting, Inc. in Asheville, North Carolina where he has been doing Business, Tax, and Fraud Consulting since early 2003. John Michael is Enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service, as an Enrolled Agent, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Certified Valuation Analyst. Other than cover the facets of a accounting firm, John Michael also implements business strategies from creation to ongoing business concerns, tax representation, business planning, Fraud Prevention, and Fraud Examinations. John Michael is also a Quickbooks Online Certified ProAdvisor.
John Michael was born in Asheville, having attended Carolina Day School, Asheville Middle School, Asheville High School, and Reynolds High School. John Michael's short hiatus from Asheville, was spent attending East Tennessee State University where he got a Double Major in Accounting and Marketing.
John Michael is currently on the French Broad River Academy Board as their Treasurer, on the Asheville Medical Research and Education Corporation's Board as their Treasurer (to benefit research and education in the Asheville VA Hospital), and the Treasurer of the Asheville Ski Club..
John Michael is proud to be married to his beautiful wife Melissa, and to be the father of his three children: Colby, Joe, and Kate. John Michael is an avid Runner/Marathoner, Tri-athlete (+Ironman), Cyclist, and an award winning home brewer. He is minimally OK at Golf, and can usually make it down the hill without falling as a skier.