Michael R. Becher, CPA

Strategic Advisor

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Michael R. Becher, CPA

Strategic Advisor

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Michael R. Becher, CPA is a retired Audit Partner of Deloitte and Managing Partner of Deloitte's Indianapolis Office, serves as the Firm's Strategic Advisor. His over 37 years of experience with Deloitte included serving as an audit partner for 25 years serving public and private companies in industries such as financial services, retail, distribution, manufacturing, and tax-exempt organizations, including experience with Sarbanes-Oxley and its implementation.

Mr. Becher held global, national and regional leadership positions at Deloitte while serving local audit clients and overseeing significant growth as the Indianapolis marketplace leader. Experience with corporate governance (including audit committees) as a board member and as a service provider.

Professional Associations

  • FASB Technical Resource Committee
  • Indiana CPA Society, Member; Past Board Member
  • Financial Executives Institute, Board Member
  • American Institute of CPA, Member

Community Activities

  • Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Past Board Member; Fiscal Policy Committee
  • St. Vincent Health Corporation, Audit Committee
  • First Merchants Corporation, Board of Directors; Audit Committee; Nominating and Governance Committee
  • United Way of Central Indiana, Board of Directors; Tocqueville Society Committee; Campaign Cabinet (2012)
  • Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Dean's Advisory Committee; Alumni Association, Past President
  • Crossroads of America Boy Scout Council, Board of Directors; Audit Committee Member and Past Chair; Past Treasurer and VP of Fundraising
  • Marian University, Board of Trustees; Audit and Finance Committees; Chair, Investment Committee; Chair of the Opportunities for Excellence Dinner-Corporate Committee (2009-2010, 2013) 

Awards and Recognitions

  • Marian University, Presidents Award
  • Indiana CPA Society, Public Service Award
  • Boy Scouts of America, Silver Beaver Award

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
Professional Associations
  • FASB Technical Resource Committee
  • Indiana CPA Society, Member; Past Board Member
  • Financial Executives Institute, Board Member
  • American Institute of CPA, Member
Community Activities
  • Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Past Board Member; Fiscal Policy Committee
  • St. Vincent Health Corporation, Audit Committee
  • First Merchants Corporation, Board of Directors; Audit Committee; Nominating and Governance Committee
  • United Way of Central Indiana, Board of Directors; Tocqueville Society Committee; Campaign Cabinet (2012)
  • Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Dean's Advisory Committee; Alumni Association, Past President
  • Crossroads of America Boy Scout Council, Board of Directors; Audit Committee Member and Past Chair; Past Treasurer and VP of Fundraising
  • Marian University, Board of Trustees; Audit and Finance Committees; Chair, Investment Committee; Chair of the Opportunities for Excellence Dinner-Corporate Committee (2009-2010, 2013) 
Awards and Recognitions
  • Marian University, Presidents Award
  • Indiana CPA Society, Public Service Award
  • Boy Scouts of America, Silver Beaver Award
Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant