Mike Mansfield

Mike Mansfield has over 37 years of tax and business consulting experience.  He spent 16 years with Deloitte LLP before joining Moss Adams in 1995.  He was a partner with Moss Adams for more than 10 years.  During his time with Moss Adams he served as the lead of the Business Owner Succession Services Practice in the Seattle office and he served as a member of the firm’s Tax Committee.  He provided mergers and acquisitions consulting, tax planning, business planning and financial accounting services to a variety of clients in the financial services, construction/real estate, manufacturing/distribution and service industries.  He provided significant ownership transition and estate planning advice for the clients he served.  His experience also includes significant consulting with closely-held corporations including form of entity issues, structural tax planning, techniques to maximize shareholder value, personal financial planning, compensation planning, and issues associated with business expansion beyond Washington including international tax planning.

Mike left Moss Adams in early 2008 to form his own business:  FamilyFortunes, LLC.  He provides many of the same services he previously provided, but he works more closely with selective families and business owners to help develop and execute strategic plans, with the goals of enhancing the value proposition and creating a legacy vision for the owners.  He focuses on transactional planning, including providing due diligence support, in addition to succession, tax, business, personal and estate planning.  In addition Mike is the CFO for Pacific Pile & Marine, L.P. and R. Miller, Inc. and he serves as a board member for 1st Security Bank and several privately-owned companies.

Mike has a Masters of Science, Taxation from Golden Gate University and a Bachelor of Arts, Accounting, Finance, Economics and General Business from Carroll College. Mike is a registered CPA in Washington State and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.