Michael A. Schnell, CPA, CVA – Tax Partner

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Professional Experience

  • Ennis, Pellum & Griggs, P.A.

  • Hobe & Lucas, CPAs

  • Miller, Miller & Haney

  • Panell Kerr Forster

Education & Certification

  • B.A. Economics – College of Wooster

  • M.B.A. Accounting – Emory University

  • Certified Public Accountant – Florida

  • Certified Public Accountant – Ohio

  • Certified Valuation Analyst

  • Master Analyst of Financial Forensics

Professional Affiliations


  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

  • Estate Planning Council of Jacksonville

  • Association of Builders & Contractors

  • CREW Network

  • Medical Group Management Association

  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts


  • First Coast No More Homeless Pets – Board Member

Mike began his public accounting career with Pannell Kerr Forster in 1987. His experience spans over 30 years in public accounting with international, regional and large local firms.

Mike is responsible for providing a wide variety of planning, consulting and compliance services for our clients. He focuses on entrepreneurs, venture capital, and business transfer situations. He practices in our international, federal tax, multi-state tax, estate and trust tax areas, and business planning services for our entity and related individual clients. He also serves as an expert witness in valuation, forensic, and taxation matters primarily for corporate disputes, family law, and bankruptcy matters.

He regularly works with C-Corporations, S-Corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, trusts and estates. His experience covers a wide variety of industries, but specifically; manufacturing & distribution, technology & software, construction & real estate, education, hospitality, healthcare, transportation, & government contracting. He coordinates consolidated group tax, multi-state tax, foreign tax and other significant structuring projects. His involvement in the community and the industry has been demonstrated by his involvement in many civic, non-profit, and professional organizations.

Michael A. Schnell, CPA, CVA