Daniel J. Mahalak
Daniel J. Mahalak is the President of Mahalak Consulting Co., a firm that specializes in providing professional services to credit unions and small businesses. He spent most of his career at Cindrich, Mahalak & Co., a CPA firm that specialized in working with credit unions and their subsidiaries. He joined that firm in 1980 upon graduating from Eastern Michigan University, became a partner in 1988, and managing partner in 2006.
Throughout his career, Dan worked in all phases of the practice. He has been involved in all audit activities, staff training and development, and a wide range of consulting projects. His extensive experience allows him to provide clients with unique insights into any problems, issues, or challenges they are facing.
Throughout his tenure, Dan has been responsible for thousands of credit union audits. Today, he continues to work with credit unions in strategic planning, budgeting and forecasting, asset-liability management consulting, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory consulting, human resources consulting, and a variety of other consulting projects. He has worked in fraud/embezzlement investigations, including filing bond claims, working with authorities, and testifying in criminal proceedings. He is a frequent speaker on topics related to the credit union industry on both a local and national level, and has written articles for several publications.