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Michael C. Flowers, CPA



Meet Michael

Michael C. Flowers, a seasoned Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over four decades of experience, boasts a comprehensive background in public accounting, ranging from small emerging businesses to larger, well-established clients. As the Managing Member of Flowers□Rieger & Associates, PLLC for over 30 years, Flowers has demonstrated expertise in management consulting, income tax and estate tax planning, retirement planning, and financial planning. His experience extends to areas such as incorporation, pension issues, and providing assistance to emerging and start-up businesses.

Flowers began his career at Ernst & Young in New York City as an Audit Senior Accountant before moving to Coopers & Lybrand in Tucson, where he served as Tax and Audit Senior Accountant. He later became a Partner at Crable, Parson & Dooley CPA’s before founding Flowers·Rieger & Associates, PLLC in 1984.

Notable accolades include being named Small Business Leader of the Year by the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, and he has actively contributed to professional organizations such as the American Institute, Arizona, and New York Societies of Certified Public Accountants.

Flowers has a rich history of community involvement, serving on various committees and boards, including roles with the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Arizona Theater Company, and Arizona Association of Business Brokers. He has also demonstrated leadership in organizations like the American Marketing Association, Tucson Chapter, and held positions on the boards of the American Diabetes Association and Arizona Icecat Hockey, Inc.

A graduate of Iona College in New Rochelle, New York, Flowers earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with Magna Cum Laude honors, majoring in Accounting, in 1976. Additionally, he has maintained an active role in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation as a Board Member and Major Gifts Chairman. Flowers is recognized for his contributions to the field, his community, and his commitment to professional and philanthropic endeavors.

Michael lives by the motto, “Carpe Diem.”

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