Michael P. Thornton, CPA


Mike joins Vrakas’ tax department with over 15 years of experience in the public accounting field. His responsibilities include tax consulting, compliance and planning as well as reviewing complex corporate, partnership and individual tax returns for closely held businesses and their shareholders. In addition, Mike continues to stay actively up-to-date on the ever-changing tax laws and regulations. He earned a Master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2004 and his Bachelor’s degree in 2003.

Throughout the years Mike credits his success to the hard work he has put in over the years as well as being dedicated to constantly striving to improve his knowledge and skill set. He enjoys working to understand the details of how his client’s business operate and using that knowledge to apply specific tax benefits in every instance he can.

Mike currently resides in Colgate with his wife. Away from the office, he enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking and running, traveling, scuba diving and always being outdoors when Wisconsin weather cooperates.