When you think about accountants, creativity is not the first word that usually comes to mind. But, like all of the MJ partners, Mark is no ordinary accountant. He is a free thinker and that means a lot to his clients. Because Mark takes a creative approach to problem solving, you can expect true, individual attention and solutions that fit your situation. It’s important to Mark that you get the right answer, not just a cookie-cutter response. Delving into matters and uncovering those components that make your needs unique is just everyday business at MJ.


Small- to medium-sized closely held businesses, start-up companies and multistate taxation.


Oregon CPA with over 25 years in public accounting

  • 17 years with McDonald Jacobs, partner since 2001
  • 1+ years Perkins and Company
  • 6+ years with KPMG

Professional & Community Service:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accounts

Board of Directors:

  • Portland Gay Men’s Chorus
  • Bridging Voices Youth Chorus

Treasurer; Past Treasurer:

  • Cascade Aids Project
  • Portland Advertising Federation
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Friends of the Performing Arts Center
  • Our House of Portland


Masters Degree, Tax, University of Utah; Outstanding Scholar Award, Accounting