Michael Gerlach
Area of Focus
Audit Professional services

Michael Gerlach

Partner, Business and Professional Services Senior Analyst

About Michael

Michael Gerlach is a partner at RSM US LLP and serves as the capabilities experience leader of the firm’s Professional Services+ practice.


As a partner in the firm’s Professional Services+ practice, Michael Gerlach enjoys working alongside leaders of professional services firms as they look to maximize value across their enterprises. In Michael’s current role, he helps middle market leaders move forward with confidence. He has spent his entire career in professional services and thrives in fostering client relationships while at the same time learning about our clients and becoming more than simply their client server.

Michael has over 20 years serving clients in the business and professional services industry, working with firms of all sizes. Michael previously advised clients in strategy alignment, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, succession planning, growth consulting, and compliance auditing.

Professional affiliations and designations

  • Certified public accountant, Illinois and Oklahoma
  • American Institute for Certified Public Accountants
  • Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • Bachelor of Science, accounting, University of Tulsa