Chas Michel Managing Director | Client Services Leader
Chas Michel joined SeatonHill in 2009, bringing over 40 years of accounting and finance to SeatonHill and its clients.
Chas began his career at KPMG Peat Marwick in Dallas where he was an audit partner working in various industries, including financial institutions, manufacturing, retail, not-for-profits, and hospitality. Chas has served as a full-time CFO in the restaurant sector and as a Chief Accounting Officer and Controller in the manufacturing sector. He was the Chief Accounting Officer and Controller for Trinity Industries, a multi-industry company that owns a variety of market-leading businesses providing products and services to industrial, energy, transportation, and construction sectors. Before joining Trinity Industries, he served as CFO for two restaurant companies ranging in size from $10 million to $350 million in revenue. He has been responsible for all aspects of finance, accounting, and administration in these companies. Chas holds a BBA degree in accounting from Texas Tech University, and he is a licensed CPA. Chas and his wife reside in Frisco, Texas.