Michael E. Batts
Michael (Mike) E. Batts is a CPA and the managing partner of Batts Morrison Wales & Lee, P.A., an accounting firm dedicated exclusively to serving nonprofit organizations across the United States. He is a member and former chairman of the board of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), a national organization that accredits Christian organizations in the areas of financial integrity, accountability, and governance.
Mike has more than 25 years of experience advising churches and other nonprofit organizations. He is an accomplished author and national speaker on matters related to the nonprofit sector. Mike is chairman of the Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations, a national commission formed by ECFA upon the request of U.S. Senator Charles Grassley to address tax and policy matters for the religious and broader nonprofit sector.
Mike recently was inducted into the "Hall of Fame" for the National Association of Church Business Administration (NACBA) in recognition of his significant professional contributions to the church community.