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Michael P. Alerding, CPA

Michael P. Alerding

Retired Founding Partner, Of Counsel

Mike Alerding, CPA, was a Founding Director of Alerding CPA Group in 1998 serving as Managing Director until 2011. He currently serves in an Of Counsel capacity. During his nearly 50 years in public accounting, Mike has amassed a significant client base including service organizations, nonprofits, wholesale and distribution, construction, manufacturing, retail, franchises, health and welfare organizations, law firms and national patriotic organizations.

During his career, Mike has presented over 100 accounting and auditing seminars including the AICPA, Indiana CPA Society, American Bankers Association, Indiana Bankers Association, Purdue University and many more community and civic organizations.

Michael P. Alerding


  • Certified Public Accountant - Indiana

Special Areas of Service

  • Litigation Support
  • Business Succession Consulting
  • Board of Director and Advisor Consulting

Special Awards

  • Indiana University Kelley School of Business Inaugural "Accounting Alumni Recognition Award for Community Service"
  • "Accounting Advocate of the Year" by the U.S. SBA 1989/2000
  • Distinguished Alumni - Cathedral High School
  • Volunteer of the Year - Indiana CPA Society
  • Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series - 1981


  • Indiana University: Bachelor of Science in Accounting


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Indiana CPA Society
  • WFYI Channel 20 - past Chairman and Director Emeritus
  • WFYI Foundation - Founder and Member of the Board
  • St. Vincent Health - Chairman of Audit Committee, Director Emeritus
  • Cathedral High School - Trustee
  • Indianapolis Humane Society - Chairman of Audit Committee
  • Indiana Statewide Certified Development Corporation
  • Indianapolis Business Journal columnist
  • Mayor's Commission to bring a domed stadium to Indianapolis – member
  • Charter member - White River State Park Commission

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