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1st Equity Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
NEW YORK - January 26, 2021- The 1st Equity team is pleased to announce and welcome Michael J. Angerhauser to the team as the new Chief Financial Officer. Angerhauser brings 25 years of experience and combined business and tax advisory services to the 1st Equity team.
As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), he will work with 1st Equity’s leadership team to further
secure market opportunities and accelerate the company’s growth. Angerhauser will be
responsible for improving cross-team performance and streamlining operations between all
brands and entrepreneurial ventures associated with 1st Equity. In addition to leading Finance,
Accounting and Human Resources, Angerhauser will serve as a financial and strategic business
advisor to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the broader leadership team.
“Having a proven track record of helping businesses and individuals achieve their financial
success as a trusted advisor, I am thrilled to bring my depth of experience. I look forward to
having a major role leading 1st Equity’s many philanthropic initiatives like PinkTie, GivnGo
Fuel, MVP of the Year and recent social enterprise, ThinkSmall,” said Michael Angerhauser.
Prior to joining 1st Equity, Michael was the CEO of his full-service public accounting firm,
Michael J. Angerhauser, CPA PLLC. He was a Director at Adam Shay, CPA PPLC, Principal
at Berdon, LLP, Senior Director at Navigant Consulting, Director at Daylight Forensic &
Advisory LLC, Manager at KPMG LLP’s Forensic Practice, and a New York City Police
“We are delighted to bring Michael and his extensive experience to 1st Equity’s executive team
to help with the progression of the next phase of our company. His skill set spans across all
aspects of finance and operations; we are very excited he has joined our team,” said Mike Cave,
CEO of 1st Equity and founder of PinkTie, a New York based charity supporting community
causes related to education, food security and health.
Angerhauser holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the NYU Stern School of Business
and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York and North Carolina.
About Michael Angerhauser
CPA/CFF (Licensed in North Carolina and New York), CAMS, CCA.
Michael Angerhauser has more than 25 years of combined advisory, accounting, tax, law
enforcement, internal investigations, and compliance monitoring expertise. Michael’s experience
includes business advisory services, accounting, tax services, forensic, accounting and fraud risk
assessment. As a certified public accountant and former lieutenant of the New York City Police
Department, Michael brings a wealth of accounting, law enforcement, and internal investigations
About 1st Equity, Title and Closing Services
st Equity National Title and Closing Services was established in 2004. Located in Melville, NY,
1st Equity is a national title agency licensed to do business in over 33 states. The team is composed
of local and national experts offering a full suite of title insurance and related products nationwide.
The organization has grown year after year due to a loyal client base as well as strategic
acquisitions within the market.