Mike Shepherd, CPA

Director of Tax Services
Director of Tax Services


Mike obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky in 1991 and joined the national accounting firm KPMG Peat Marwick. He left KPMG for an opportunity with Dean Dorton in 1994. Throughout his career, he has provided tax accounting and consulting services for clients in various industries throughout Kentucky.

Industry Expertise

Mike led the firm’s tax practice for over a decade and has over 23 years of public accounting experience. He has worked extensively with real estate, service companies, dealerships, and high net wealth individuals.

Speaking Engagements

Mike has experience in public speaking on topics such as tax law updates, choice of entity, advanced partnership tax rules, and S corporation tax rules.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants
Commercial Property Association of Lexington

Lexington Humane Society, Board Member and Assets Chair, and Past Treasurer
Lexington Clinic Foundation, Past Board Member and Treasurer
BB&T Insurance, Past Advisory Board Member
Bluegrass Porsche Club of America, Past Treasurer
Central Kentucky Region of the SCCA, Past Treasurer
Commerce Lexington, Leadership Lexington Class of 2000
Keene Trace Golf Club, Member

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Honors, 1991, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky