Mark D. DeVience, CPA, has been with MichaelSilver since 1986. Before starting at MichaelSilver, Mark worked as an auditor for six years at a local CPA firm.
Mark focuses in the area of federal and state income tax planning and compliance for privately held businesses. Knowing that each business is unique, Mark’s tax and financial expertise allows him to provide business consulting, blending both financial and tax perspectives specifically tailored to the client’s needs. He has numerous years of experience representing clients before the Internal Revenue Service, state, and local tax agencies. Mark’s approach to handling conflicting opinions and adversarial situations was featured in an article by a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist.
Mark has been providing business and income tax guidance for more than 40 years. His wealth of experience provides clients the confidence of knowing that they are taking full advantage of the federal and state income tax benefits. He has also worked closely with business owners and attorneys in efficiently structuring the purchase and sale of their businesses.
Mark D. DeVience, CPA
How he spends his time here
How he got here
Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting), Cum Laude, Loyola University Chicago
Master of Science in Taxation, With Distinction, DePaul University
How he approaches his work
“Every client is unique. Having the client lead the discussion allows me to hear their issues, needs, and desires. With this background, I can develop an action plan for success. My reward, a smiling client saying ‘Thank You.’”
HOW HE SPENDS HIS TIME ELSEWHERE
“I enjoy watching my race horses compete as well as traveling the back roads of America and the solitude of fishing.”