Tax Consulting

Mark consults with other CPAs and their clients on business and executive tax matters, including partnership taxation and the tax consequences of buying and selling a business. 

Practice Experience
Mark has both Big Four public accounting and Fortune 500 corporate tax experience. He completed a three-year Ernst & Young National Tax Department assignment in Washington, DC, and was tax counsel and Director of U.S. Taxes at Ecolab in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has served as a partner at KPMG's metro New York headquarters, and was a tax partner at LarsonAllen in Minneapolis, where he chaired the Baker Tilly International federal tax committee.
Mark has completed a four-year term on the Minnesota Board of Accountancy. He also is an active member of the Minnesota Society of CPAs and of the Florida Institute of CPAs.

Tax Training
Mark has served as an adjunct professor of business taxation at the University of St. Thomas Law School and has served as the Director of Graduate Studies in Taxation at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management, where he developed and taught graduate-level courses on corporate tax, mergers and acquisitions, accounting for income taxes, and consolidated returns in the Master of Business Taxation Program.
He teaches for leading CPA firms and the AICPA nationwide and is a recipient of the R. Glen Berryman award for excellence in teaching and a Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota Society of CPAs.

Licensure and Education

Certified Public Accountant, Licensed in Minnesota

B.S., Accountancy, University of Illinois (High Honors)

J.D., University of Minnesota Law School

LL.M. (taxation), Georgetown University Law Center