Michael Candy - Director
Son of the son of founding Partner Bruce, Michael is the third generation Candy to join the team. After spending his formative years in Matamata, Michael headed south to learn all he could about Accounting and Finance at Victoria University. While there he caught the attention of KPMG and was offered a position in the business advisory division. The distractions of the big city weren't enough to keep him in Wellington and after completing his Chartered Accountancy qualification Michael's affinity for Matamata lead to a shift back to the Mighty Waikato.
Driven to help businesses thrive Michael relishes the opportunity to have down to earth discussions with business owners. Michael works across both the agriculture and commercial sector.
A keen outdoorsman, on the weekend you might find him biking through the redwoods, behind the boat on lake Karapiro or on the hooves tramping through one of the regions beautiful trails. A keen footy player Michael also keeps the clubs books up to scratch.
Being the third generation to join the firm, Michael is often referred to as 'the Holy Ghost', a title he embraces. His ability to reconcile years' worth of GST at times does seem to be of divine intervention. Having recently convinced his new wife, Caro, to marry him and start a family more people are convinced he is in fact the Holy Ghost.
You can e-mail Michael here