Mike Svigelj joined Tilson in 2015 as Controller. With over 16 years of construction finance and accounting experience, Mike oversees the accounting group at Tilson and works closely with operations and the other executives to provide financial reporting, forecasting, and analysis that is key to company growth via existing operations and through potential M&A activity.
Mike has held leadership roles for multiple ENR 100 firms and led the implementation of ERP systems across the globe. He has been responsible for financial reporting for a publically traded international construction and power company. He has been responsible for financial reporting on private construction projects including: hotels, hospitals, banks, high-end residential, and retail and on public construction projects including:US Embassies, schools, libraries, waste water treatment plants, containerized housing units with overhead protection, and public housing. The geographic regions of these projects include the Midwest, Central Asia, the South Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East.
He has worked with Advocate Health Care, Reyes Holdings, WinTrust, the US Department of State, the Department of Defense, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Housing Authority, the Illinois Capital Development Board, and numerous local government organizations.
Mike is a dynamic leader who strives for continuous improvement through the utilization of the latest information technology tools and through empowering his employees. Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Michigan State University.