Michelle Arnold

Chief Regional Officer, North America


Michelle Arnold

Chief Regional Officer, North America


Phone: +1 678-417-7730 ext. 303

Michelle leads all North American regional management efforts to efficiently and effectively enable members to maximize the value they receive from PrimeGlobal. She works collaboratively with the Executive Team and Board of Directors to successfully lead global efforts.
Michelle joined PrimeGlobal in February 2013, as Chief Regional Officer of North America and the English speaking Caribbean, bringing a deep understanding of the accounting industry and association marketplace.

Welcome to PrimeGlobal North America

PrimeGlobal’s 63 North American member firms employ 5,398 professional staff across their 195 offices in the North American region, creating a far- reaching, influential and united association of independent accountancy firms. 

By building powerful long-lasting connections across North America, PrimeGlobal has been able to consistently provide outstanding services to its member firms. In 2016, the North American region reported a 24% growth and a total member firm income of $1.2 billion. As PrimeGlobal’s North American firms continue to thrive we continue to provide prestige services to facilitate their excellent growth.

Through numerous conferences each year PrimeGlobal is able to foster progressive thinking, enable united development and build powerful connections throughout the North America region. Our goal is to provide our member firms and their clients with a powerful pipeline to build robust relationships and share best practices and business opportunities. For more information on the services provided by PrimeGlobal North America please contact our Chief Regional Officer Michelle Arnold.



Board of Directors

Elaine Pantel

Shimmerman Penn LLP

Toronto, ON, Canada

Bert Mills

Moore Colson

Atlanta, GA, USA

Jamie Ellis

Katz Sapper & Miller

Indianapolis, IN, USA

Russell Bauknight

Bauknight Pietras & Stormer, P.A.

Columbia, SC, USA

Jim Keeslar

Sikich, LLP

Akron, OH, USA

Jason Ferguson

Calvetti Ferguson

Houston, TX, USA

Philip Hayes

Berman Hopkins Wright & LaHam

Melbourne, FL, USA

Robert J. Dutkiewicz

Clayton & McKervey

Southfield, MI, USA

Steve Behrns


Minneapolis, MN, USA


Heidi Brundage

Member Services Manager, North America

Sarah Holland

Member Engagement Manager, North America

Cole Jacobs

Member Development Manager, North America

Member Directory

Whatever business you can imagine, we have a member firm with experience to service clients in that area. PrimeGlobal member firms literally cover more than 90 niche practices, in areas as diverse as construction, turf development, furniture manufacturing, auto dealerships, golf courses, and the movie industry.

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PrimeGlobal North America is a not-for-profit association registered in Missouri, USA. PrimeGlobal North America does not provide accounting (or any other services) to the clients of its independent member firms, and PrimeGlobal North America asserts no control over or responsibility for the actions of its individual independent member firms. The relationship between PrimeGlobal North America and its independent member firms is governed by the articles of incorporation of the association, the membership standards of the association, and the association's bylaws. Nothing in any of these documents dictates the work practices or procedures of any of the association's independent member firms.