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Newsday

  • Newsday's Monday Business section recognized Michels & Hanley's newsletter as one of the more effective on Long Island.  Jamie Herzlich interviewed Michael Hanley about the newsletter and about how he has continued to make his newsletter a "must read" for clients, prospects, and referral sources.  Click on this link to read the full article
  • When it comes to entity selection for your new business, it is becoming clear that the first person you should speak with is Michael Hanley.  He has a unique knack for matching the appropriate business structure with each individual business that he encounters.  Jamie Herzlich of Newsday's Business section interviewed Michael about the benefits of incorporating a small business and how S-Corporations have benefited many of his clients.  Click on this link to read the full article
  
L.A. Times
  • Karen Klein of the L.A. Times interviewed Michael for her Ask the Expert column called "In Box" about the myths surrounding setting up Limited Liability Companies in Nevada and other tax-free states.  Click on this link to read the full article

 

 
Chicago Tribune
  • After a glimpse at Michael's Newsday article speaking to the benefits of incorporation, the Chicago Tribune decided to run a similar article featuring Michael and some of his knowledge about the benefits of the incorporation process.  Click on this link to read the full article

 

Long Island Business News

  • Michael Hanley was recognized as one of the top 25 accountants on Long Island by Long Island Business News in their 2008 edition of "Who's Who in Accounting."  This recognition is unique in several ways for Michael:
    • He is the only accountant on the list whose practice focuses solely on small businesses.
    • He is one of only four founders who made the list.  The other 21 accountants recognized are employees of other firms or partners who were added after their firm was founded by other accountants.
    • He is one of only six principals (owners) who made the list.  The other 19 accountants recognized are employees of other firms or junior partners.
    • He is the youngest CPA on the list.
    • His firm, Michels & Hanley is one of the smallest firms to have made the list.

        Click on this link to read the full article 

  • Long Island Business News named Michael Hanley the top "One to Watch" in the field of accounting.  Click on this link to read the full article
  • Claude Solnik of the Long Island Business News wrote an article about "Opting for Early Retirement" which featured the views of Michael Hanley.  Click on this link to read the full article
  • When the Long Island Business News was putting together an article addressing the new Sarbanes-Oxley requirements for smaller companies with market capitalizations under $75 million, they turned to small business expert, Michael Hanley for his thoughts.  Click on this link to read the full article
  • The shortages in the accounting field are becoming alarming and many accounting firms are having trouble finding qualified employees.  The Long Island Business News turns to Michael Hanley for his insight into this growing epidemic.  As managing partner of one of the few firms that has remained unaffected by this problem and as a CPA Review Course instructor who encounters nearly two hundred CPA candidates each year, Michael shares his views. Click on this link to read the full article
  • Michael is recognized in Suffolk County as one of the premier business networkers.  In addition to founding and running a successful networking organization with over 150 members, Michael is involved with several other networking organizations.  Spearheading the move to "Online Networking," Michael has developed an extensive profile on an Internet Networking site called LinkedIn.  Michael has nearly 200 online connections and 40 positive testimonials from clients.  Because of his reputation as a networking guru, The Long Island Business News interviewed Michael about the benefits and drawbacks on an online networking community such as LinkedIn.  Click on this link to read the full article
 
BusinessWeek
  • Michael Hanley's column about  from the L.A. Times was syndicated in BusinessWeek after many positive reviews from its initial publication.  In the column, Michael spoke about the myths surrounding setting up Limited Liability Companies in Nevada and other tax-free states.
 
ExecuLeaders Awards Gala
  • At the June 2008 ExecuLeaders Awards Gala, Michael Hanley was recognized for his exemplary leadership qualities in the field of Networking.  Through his creation of the Irish Business Network and his involvement in several other networking organizations, Michael has been able to grow his business and his clients' businesses.
  
  
Accounting Crossing
  • Due to his success as a CPA Review course instructor, Michael was asked to speak to candidates looking to enter into careers in the field of accounting.  His experiences were discussed in an article published by Accounting Crossing.  Click on this link to read the full article
Yahoo! Finance
  • Michael Hanley's column about  from the L.A. Times was syndicated on Yahoo! Finance after many positive reviews from its initial publication.  In the column, Michael spoke about the myths surrounding setting up Limited Liability Companies in Nevada and other tax-free states. 

 

Radio
  • Outside of the office, Michael Hanley has been working with a personal trainer since August 2007 in order to ensure optimal health and longevity.  Recently, he was the topic of conversation on  the "Which Way to Success" episode of John Boos's One-on-One Fitness Show.  John Boos has held many bodybuilding titles, most notably Mr. World.  Now, he owns a weight training facility and hosts radio shows on 101.5 and 105.3 
To download the segment about Michael in MP3 format, click here (approx 8 minutes)
To download the full show in MP3 format, click here (approx 30 minutes)

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