Michael Aiello

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner


Mike is the Chief Executive Officer & Managing Partner at Centri Business Consulting. He has more than 20 years of public and private accounting experience. Since June 2011, he has been the CEO & Managing Partner of Centri, a rapidly growing accounting and advisory firm dedicated to providing quality expertise to help businesses grow and succeed, with a focus on capital markets, transactions, and emerging growth organizations and industries.

Prior to his time with Centri, he was Capital Gold Corporation’s Corporate Controller from 2007 until their sale to Gammon Gold in a $420 million deal in 2011. During this period, the Company had tremendous growth and included continuous due diligence efforts on its acquisitions as well as an uplisting and bell-ringing on the New York Stock Exchange.  In this role, his responsibilities also included functioning as Director of Internal Controls as well as Director of Financial Reporting. In this position, he also developed procedures and work paper packages in order to close the books on a timely basis at both the Corporate and International locations. He developed, implemented, and documented all internal controls entity-wide. In addition, he completed testing of the International internal controls and coordinated testing of the corporate internal controls. He also prepared quarterly and annual financial statements for inclusion in the Company’s SEC filings of Form 10-Q and Form 10-K.

Mike has received several prestigious award recognitions, such as being selected as one of Philadelphia Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs and named Accounting Today’s Managing Partner Elite in 2022. He also earned Centri the top spot on Accounting Today’s 2022 Fastest Growing Firm’s list and a spot on Philadelphia Business Journal’s Soaring 76 program that recognizes the fastest-growing businesses in the city.

Prior to his time with Capital Gold, he was an Assurance Manager with BDO USA, LLP where he managed several large public and private engagements across various industries, including Life SciencesTechnologyManufacturing, and Real Estate, just to name a few.  In addition, Mike was the office expert on Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 and managed the office’s largest clients. Prior to his time with BDO, Mike was an Audit and Accounting Senior at Maillie, Falconiero & Company.

Mike received a B.S. in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of both the American and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.