Who Exit Engineers Are

Mr. Fleischhauer is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Financial Planner™ Practitioner, and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting. While studying during his junior year at the University of South Florida, Mr. Fleischhauer started his full time career with the national brokerage firm Scottsdale Securities later renamed Scottrade back in 1998.


Mr. Fleischhauer worked as an independent financial consultant for several years, and then spent two years at
Cherry, Bekaert, & Holland Certified Public Accounts. Prior to founding Exit Engineers Mike worked in the BB&T Wealth division of BB&T bank for over nine years.

In 2006 while at BB&T Mr. Fleischhauer introduced and built out the banks services for business exit planning. Mike has regularly presented locally and nationally to business owners and in professional conferences on the topics of financial, estate, and business succession and exit planning for many years. Over the years he has taught continuing education on these topics to: Certified Financial Planner™ Practitioners, Certified Public Accounts, as well as for lawyers.

Mike has truly dedicated his entire career to working with business owners. He believes and knows there is a tremendous amount at stake both emotionally and financially in preparing and exiting a company properly. Mr. Fleischhauer has had the good fortune to speak to thousands and work with hundreds of business owners over his career.

We are a group of highly trained and credentialed personal financial, estate, and business planning engineers. We invented the engineered exit planning process specifically for you, the business owner. With decades of experience in the financial services and banking industry, we will provide you with a customized Engineered Exit Path specifically designed to help you find and secure the best financing options available.

This will allow you to leave your business with the financial security that you need. Your customized Exit Path will also show you how to step away from the day to day operations of your company so that your company can survive and thrive on its own and continue as a legacy of your hard work and dedication. Our clients typically have company values exceeding $1,000,000.

We Work For and With You. We formed our company to work for and with the business owner… WE REPRESENT YOU.

Our planning engineers are a group of Certified Financial Planner™ Practitioners, Certified Public Accountants, as well as other credentialed professionals in the area of tax, business valuation, estate planning and personal and corporate finance.

The 2008 financial crisis unmistakably changed the business lending landscape forever, triggering the decline in lending and access to credit. Getting access to these financial resources is challenging and most business owners aren’t aware of the various options available in today’s lending environment. We work to identify and secure these resources so you can successfully exit your company when the time is right for you.

Continuing Education

Exit Engineers provides continuing professional education courses for the following licenses and certifications: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® (CFP®),  and Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

CPE Sponsored

Exit Engineers, LLC  is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

CFP Certified


CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®, and unnamedare certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete CFP® Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.