Press Release: Steven D. Handler is Appointed International Chairman of GMNI

Dec 6, 2021

Deerfield, IL – December 7, 2021 – MichaelSilver is proud to announce that Partner, Steven D. Handler, CPA, CMC, CGMA, has been appointed as International Chairman of GMNI, effective November 23, 2021.

Steven steps up from the position of Vice Chairman, a post he has held for two years. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for ten years, Steven has completed four years serving on the Management Committee. MichaelSilver has been a member of GMNI since 2011. Two years after joining, Steven was appointed to the International Board of Directors, as well as Treasurer of the North American Region. Steve has also played a major role in hosting both regional and international GMNI conferences.

GMNI ( is a well-established international association of quality, professional accounting firms with regions in Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, and South America. Members are independently owned and managed and share a commitment to service the needs of their clients – from start-ups to fast growing businesses – worldwide.

Steven currently heads up the International Services practice at MichaelSilver, serves on the Board of Directors for the Illinois Trade Association of Greater Chicago, the Board of Advisors for Select Chicago, and is Treasurer of the Midwest Swedish American Chamber of Commerce.

“I am excited about the opportunity to further my work and involvement with GMNI by serving in this new role,” says Steven Handler. “I look forward to helping GMNI grow in the coming years and to continue serving MichaelSilver’s many clients with both international and domestic needs.”