Michael Obstein, MBA, CFE Michael Obstein, MBA, CFE

Michael Obstein, MBA, CFE


Mike is a Director, focusing on team leadership and development nationally. He specializes in recurring and survey collateral evaluations, special procedures analysis, and risk management consulting. He serves two of the three Bluewater practice groups: Lender Analytics and Consulting and works closely with executive management to develop the team.


With a keen grasp of operational-level finance, Mike's extensive resume of leadership and oversight equips him as one of the most seasoned Bluewater consultants. Prior to his commercial finance work, Mike served ten years as CFO of a privately held food distribution company. He served for twenty-two years as Chairman of the supervisory committee for a federally chartered credit union.


Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Mike earned his Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Canisius College in Buffalo. He holds an MBA with an emphasis in Strategic Management from Medaille College in Buffalo. He is an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and has extensive experience evaluating Healthcare transactions. Mike is married with two grown children and one grandchild.