Michael Bodwell

Audit Partner

Michael Bodwell
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B.B.A. in Accounting, Texas Tech University, magna cum laude, 1995

M.S. in Accounting, Texas Tech University, 1995

Michael is the Audit Partner-in-Charge of the Private Equity Alternative Investment Funds and Real Estate & Construction and Industry Groups. He has 21 years of public accounting experience focused on public and private clients primarily in the following industries: investment funds, real estate, technology, oil and gas, service, manufacturing and retail/distribution, restaurants and healthcare. He also has two years of experience as a corporate controller of a publicly-held technology company listed on the NASDAQ, including the company’s IPO and follow-on stock offering raising more than $200 million, and multiple acquisitions. Michael is a CPA and Texas Licensed Real Estate Broker. He is on the JDRF Dallas Chapter Executive Board as Treasurer.


Whitley Penn, Dallas Office, (2003-Present)

  • Partner (2005-Present)
  • Partner-in-charge of Campus Recruiting
  • Partner-in-charge of Public Company Audit Practice
  • Partner-in-charge of Private Equity/Alternative Investment Funds and Real Estate/Construction Industry Groups

3EProfessionals (2002)

  • Outsourced CFO / Controller for start-up companies

Microtune, Inc. (2000 – 2002)

  • Controller
  • Participated in preparation for IPO and secondary stock offering, raising more than $200 million
  • Led financial due diligence related to multiple acquisitions
  • Substantial time overseas working with foreign operations

Ernst & Young, Dallas Office, (1994-2000)

  • Manager
  • Assurance and Advisory Business Services
  • Campus Recruiting Coordinator, Texas Tech University
  • SEC Reporting
Professional Certifications
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Texas Licensed Real Estate Broker
Professional Organizations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)
  • North Texas Angel Network (NTAN)
Board and Community Service
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk to Cure Diabetes (JDRF) – Dallas Chapter Board Member and Treasurer
    • 18 year team captain/participant
  • Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business – Advisory Council Member
  • Texas Tech University Alumni Association


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