Mark Flinchum is a partner in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Business Advisory Group. Mark advises clients on tax decisions that affect their bottom line. His expertise includes strategic tax planning, business analysis and structuring, advocacy in IRS tax matters, and consulting on financial statement issues. Mark has been involved in assisting clients with growth opportunities, financing structure, and succession planning issues. He has significant experience in planning, structuring, and negotiating M&A transactions. Mark represents several ESOP-owned businesses and has structured a number of business sales to existing and newly formed ESOPs. He currently sits on the board of directors of two successful ESOP companies.
Mark’s industry experience includes manufacturing and distribution, transportation, hospitality, and agriculture businesses. His attention to proactive, value-added business and tax advice to his clients has resulted in long-term trusted advisor relationships. Mark is a member of the firm’s Transportation Services and Manufacturing & Distribution Services Groups. As the partner-in-charge of the ESOP Services Group, Mark counsels clients on the unique opportunities and potential tax benefits of creating an ESOP, and provides guidance throughout the many stages of an ESOP transaction. He is frequently a contributing author to firm publications, as well as transportation, manufacturing, and ESOP industry trade publications. Mark is a regular presenter on ESOP issues and in the manufacturing, trucking, and hospitality industries.
Mark received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Indiana University.
Mark is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Indiana CPA Society, and the American Trucking Associations. Mark serves as a vice president on the board of the Indiana chapter of The ESOP Association and is a board member and treasurer for the Miller Backers.
Mark is a past chairman of the board of Noblesville Chamber of Commerce as well as a past board member of the Better Business Bureau of Central Indiana, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana, and Shepherd’s Center of Hamilton County. Additionally, he is a past-distinguished president of Kiwanis and has worked with Junior Achievement in an instructional capacity.
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