Michael Doland is a capable business leader with 35 plus years of experience in financial and operational management. Focus Management Group promoted Michael from Chief Financial Officer to Chief Operating Officer in 2012.
Prior to working at Focus, Michael served as Controller, Human Resource Manager and Accountant for various companies. Michael’s financial management experience includes development of a computerized pricing matrix for custom manufactured products, implementation of a multi-location computer accounting system for a retail organization and preparation a financial business plan for a vendor sponsored inventory retention program that yielded a $220,000 savings to the company. Michael responsibilities also include daily cash management, credit and collections for domestic and international customers and forecasting of funding requirements. Additionally, he served as Senior Auditor on numerous audit engagements, encompassing government, retail and pension clients.
Michael also has a strong background in business operations. In a prior role, he managed the RFP process for a computer integration company specializing in wireless data fur the public safety sector. He oversaw the preparation of the job costing schedules, contract preparation and administration and procurement department. As a Human Resource Manager, Mike held benefit administration responsibilities and developed a complete HR Manual incorporating updated policies and procedures. He is trained DFT manufacturing and was previously a Certified Kolbe Specialist.
Michael graduated Cum Laude from Youngstown State University with a B.S. in Accounting. Previously, he taught Cost Accounting & Taxation at the East Liverpool branch of Kent State University.