John Michael Kledis

John Michael is the President and a shareholder of Peridot Consulting, Inc. in Asheville, North Carolina. He has been doing business, tax, and fraud consulting since early 2003. John Michael is enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service, as an Enrolled Agent, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a Certified Valuation Analyst. In addition to covering many facets of an accounting firm, John Michael also implements business strategies from creation to ongoing business concerns, business and individual tax, tax representation, business planning, certified business valuations, and fraud prevention and examinations. John Michael is also a QuickBooks Online Certified ProAdvisor.

John Michael was born in Asheville, NC and attended East Tennessee State University where he obtained a double major in Accounting and Marketing. John Michael is currently, and formerly, on numerous not for profit, and city boards/committees.

John Michael is the co-founder and host of the BAMM-IT Podcast, covering Business Accounting Marketing Management and IT.

John Michael is a member of the following professional associations and adheres to their rigorous ethical standards as well as a cumulative 70 hours of continuing education per year.