Marco was founded in 2010 by Michael Garelli, who possesses more than 25 years of extensive corporate accounting and financial staffing/recruiting experience and remarkable knowledge of the Chicago area employment market.
Following a corporate finance career, Michael entered into the recruitment industry at one of the world’s largest staffing and recruitment firms. While there, he spearheaded the successful launch of the salaried professional consulting service in two branch offices and achieved Chairman’s Club status.
Prior to founding and leading Marco & Associates, Mike co-founded and led Garelli Wong and Jackson Wabash, Chicago’s largest independently owned finance and accounting staffing company with annual sales of over 15 million. In addition to leading Garelli Wong and Jackson Wabash, he recruited key senior management and spearheaded the launch of multiple branch offices prior to negotiating the sale of the firm to an NYSE staffing company in 2007.
Michael is an active member of the Chicago Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants, and sponsor of Financial Executives International, Chicago Chapter (FEI). In addition, Michael is a proud supporter of Coalition to Cure Calpain 3, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and the Schaumburg Athletic Association.