Michael Braden

How do your colleagues describe you?

“Senior adviser, problem solver, and dedicated to helping our local small businesses!”

Why do you do what you do?

“It’s the relationship building I get with those people who come in with a need. I enjoy helping them. Seeing them succeed is sometimes something that couldn’t happen without our help.”


Michael is an experienced CPA, with a Master’s in Accountancy and Taxation from Boise State University. He has worked for several public and private accounting offices. Michael is a senior adviser at the Treasure Valley SBDC and teaches QuickBooks, Excel and accounting. He is well versed in financial topics in both Idaho and Oregon and helps our clients who own businesses in both states. He is our liaison to the Veteran business community and facilitates our monthly VSBM cohort group; providing our Veterans with guidance to grow vibrant businesses in our community.