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Mike Varney, CPA, CIA


600 Superior Avenue East
Suite 902
Cleveland, Ohio 44114-2619

+1 216 623 7553


Mike Varney is a partner in the Crowe Horwath LLP risk consulting group and is responsible for leading the firm’s delivery of global risk services.

Mike has more than 20 years of experience in internal audit, risk management, accounting, and financial reporting. He has worked with companies in manufacturing, waste services, real estate, not-for-profit, and other regulated industries to:

  • Develop internal audit functions and structures
  • Implement annual audit plans
  • Perform risk assessments and periodic reviews
  • Improve business processes
  • Assist with transaction due diligence and post-acquisition integration

Mike has also helped clients develop anti-fraud programs, develop fraud risk assessments, and implement processes relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  

Prior to joining Crowe, Mike held various positions with large Fortune 1000 global and domestic companies as well as accounting firms.

Client Focus


  • Risk
  • Business Risk



  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member
  • Institute of Internal Auditors
    • Northeast Ohio Chapter member
    • Board of Governors district representative
    • Ohio and Pennsylvania Chapter former co-president


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting
    Ohio State University