Michael Stroud, CPA, PFS

Michael Stroud, CPA, PFS

President and Managing Shareholder

Since 1990, Mike has been an integral member of the SKDO team, leading the firm as its president and managing partner for the last 8 years. He primarily serves small- to mid-size businesses in a wide variety of industries, including agribusinesses, manufacturing, wholesale, and professional services.

A humble professional and steady leader, Mike strives to build strong relationships. He views himself as a partner with his clients in making tough decisions and likes to encourage his team to “take care of clients with the same passion we would as if it were our own business.” He attributes his career success to his focus on helping clients and looking out for their best interest. His faith has been a guiding factor in how he approaches all aspects of his professional life.

Raised in rural Indiana, Mike currently lives in Manteno with his wife, Shelly and daughter Rylie. Mike enjoys Manteno because it is a small town but still has a lot of opportunities to offer. Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his family and boating.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Illinois
  • Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)


  • Olivet Nazarene University
    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
    • Bachelor of Arts