Michael Kolbert joined Golden Sands in 2016 with eight years of leadership experience as a CFO and 20 years as a corporate controller and assistant corporate controller. His background in industries including real estate development, general contracting and aviation operations positioned him well to direct Golden Sands’ growing finance and accounting department as well as the company’s real estate portfolio. Mike has extensive experience in managing financial audits and annual reporting, designing financial tools and models and developing key metrics used to increase profits and evaluate acquisitions. He also has extensive experience in lender relations and treasury management.
Prior to joining Golden Sands, Mike was the CFO for The Windsor Group and Holland Sheltair Aviation Group, both based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. With Sheltair for over 28 years, he actively managed and developed a professional staff of 15, outside auditors, lenders, brokers and appraisers, and oversaw an annual operating budget of $125MM. Earlier in his career, Mike was with Hoch Frey, and Zugman CPAs, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Goldstein and Company CPAs, Huntington, New York.
A graduate of Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Mike also completed the CFO Strategic Partner Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.