World Class Certified Public Accountants
Serving Detroit and Southeast Michigan for 30 years
Expert, Reliable Accounting Professionals
Kirk M. Carlson, MBA, CPA
Kirk is the President of McDonald Carlson CPAs. Prior to joining the firm Kirk managed his own practice and worked for several Metro Detroit businesses over that last twenty years as their senior financial manager.
He began his professional accounting career as a staff accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Detroit.
Kirk is a licensed Michigan CPA since 1993.
He earned a BA in International Relations, James Madison College, Michigan State University and an MBA with a concentration in accounting from Wayne State University.
Kirk is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).
Kirk has been an Associate Professor at Walsh College in Troy and a Lecturer in Wayne State University’s School of Business and has taught introductory financial accounting, managerial accounting and accounting information systems courses since 2003.
An avid runner, Kirk has finished 16 marathons, including running the Detroit Marathon six times. He is married and has three adult children.
Jin Wha Chung, MA
Jin Wha is a staff accountant at McDonald Carlson CPAs. He currently is a CPA candidate working on his one year of work experience needed to be licensed in Michigan.
Prior to pursuing his accounting degree, Jin Wha was the owner and manager of the Sushi Cafe Restaurant in Ann Arbor for eight years.
Jin Wha has both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Economics from the Seoul National University in South Korea.
He enjoys playing tennis. He is active in his church and has been the choir director for over 25 years. Jin Wha is married and has two adult children.