Michael Chibbaro, CPA
Mike Chibbaro is a former senior partner with the global accounting and advisory firm of Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”) and has over 30 years of executive leadership experience. Mike currently serves as president and business facilitator with Battlefield Leadership, LLC. He also provides leadership consulting and executive coaching services to leading organizations and professionals. In addition to co-facilitating Battlefield Leadership’s the Alamo, Antietam, Cowpens, Chickamauga, Gettysburg, Little Bighorn, and Normandy programs, Mike is a frequent speaker on the topics of leadership, organizational culture, and business ethics.
While at EY, Mike held a number of key leadership positions, including Quality and Risk Management Leader and Learning and Development Leader for the Firm’s Americas Advisory Practice. As a client serving professional, he assisted clients primarily in the healthcare industry and was EY’s Senior Coordinating Partner for a number of leading US healthcare organizations.
Mike served as a market leader for the firm’s corporate compliance and integrity services and was also a member of the prestigious Americas Partner Advisory Council. In 2012, he was recognized with EY’s “Lifetime Educator Award,” given annually to a partner who has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to learning and development.
Mike is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and graduated with honors from the University of South Carolina. Mike is the author of two sports related books: The Cadillac, The Life Story of University of South Carolina Football Legend Steve Wadiak and The Mighty Generals, A Story of Basketball Championships and Racial Unity in the Deep South.
Mike resides with his wife and family in Greenville, South Carolina, and is active in several local community, charity, and ministry activities.