Michael Colton

Chief Financial Officer

Michael, Chief Financial Officer, manages the daily operations of the Finance department at Sacramento Steps Forward. He brings a collaborative focus to our team, thanks to his multi-disciplinary expertise and holistic approach to organizational finance. Prior to SSF, Michael was the Finance Director/Assistant City Manager for a nearby city, overseeing all governmental functions, and spent two months as Interim City Manager. Michael’s previous experience also includes three years spent at a Sacramento public accounting firm, where he performed accounting and audit services for a number of non-profits and government agencies. Michael graduated from California State University, Sacramento with his Bachelor’s in Business Administration-Accountancy, adding a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in 2019.  He maintains licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and as a Realtor®. Michael enjoys spending time with his family, recreational sports, photography, and the occasional home renovation project.