Michael (Mike) Carlson joined Gibson LeClair, LLC, in September 2020. As Tax Manager, he is responsible for preparing and reviewing individual, nonprofit, and corporate tax returns and compiled and reviewed financial statements. Mike works with clients in various industries, including nonprofit, healthcare, retail, and professional services.
Mike holds a CPA license in both Maine and Massachusetts. He consults on small business accounting. He has experience with various accounting information systems, including Peachtree, QuickBooks, Timberline accounting software, and C/F Data, an accounting software specific to construction contractors.
Mike earned his Bachelor’s degree from St. Bonaventure University in southwestern New York. Before joining Gibson LeClair, LLC, he has worked as a staff accountant, manager, and partner equivalent for firms in New York, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. He has developed expertise in working with the construction industry, especially electricians, building contractors, masons, and HVAC contractors.
Mike is a member of:
- The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- The Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants
- The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants
Mike has served as treasurer to various non-profit organizations. He lives in Fayette with his husband, Mike, and their dog, Joshua. He enjoys reading, kayaking, road trips, computers and technology, and traveling.