Mike Friedman

Chief Financial Officer at BUILD Chicago


Mike Friedman is the current Chief Financial Officer at BUILD Chicago. Prior to this, they were the Executive Director of Finance & Administration at Grenzebach Glier and Associates from March 2018 to January 2021. Mike was also the Director of Finance at Aginity from April 2016 to March 2018.

Mike began their career in finance at A.T. Kearney in July 1997, where they held the position of Finance Director for 18 years. During their time there, they made a number of significant contributions to the company, including creating an Internal Audit program and leading reduction initiatives on a global basis. Mike also developed a cross-border tax compliance and expense allocation methodology to support Global Mobility initiatives.

Mike is a highly experienced and accomplished financial professional with a proven track record of success in various industries. Mike is a strategic thinker with a keen eye for detail, and they are passionate about making a positive impact on organizations and communities.

Mike Friedman received a Bachelor's degree in Finance & Accounting from the University at Buffalo.

They are on a team with Nancy Monahan - Director of Human Resources, Kirsten Mallik - Chief Development Officer, and Dave Koch - Director of Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning. Mike Friedman reports to Adam M. Alonso, CEO.


  • Chief Financial Officer

    Current role

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