Michael Amelio

Vice President

Michael is a Vice President in the firm’s investment banking group, supporting sell-side and buy-side M&A and strategic advisory engagements. Additional responsibilities include industry research and financial analysis. Prior to joining Cherry Tree, Michael was in the assurance practice at BDO USA, LLP and most recently a Senior Associate with Lurie’s Business Valuation/Transaction Advisory Services group, supporting sell-side/buy-side financial due diligence and detailed valuation engagements.


  • Sell-side M&A
  • Buy-side M&A
  • Financial Analysis
  • Industry & Market Research


  • B.A., Accounting, Finance, & Business Analytics, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • Certified Public Accountant (Inactive)

Prior Experience

  • Senior Associate, Lurie, LLP
  • Senior Associate, BDO USA, LLP


  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Cherry Tree & Associates provides investment banking services through our FINRA-licensed broker dealer.