Michael Kinsman, Ph.D.



Michael Kinsman has been a partner in Kinsman & Kinsman, CPAs, for 35 years. As Kinsman & Kinsman joins CAPATA, Michael brings clients in industries as diverse as biotechnology, retail clothing, personal services (attorneys and medical professionals), real estate, private equity and high technology electronics. Mike is a trusted advisor to high net worth clients as well as those of more modest means. He has extensive experience in individual, partnership, corporate, estate and trust taxes.

Education:  BA with distinction (mathematics and economics), Claremont Men’s College

MBA and Ph.D. (finance), Stanford University.

Professor:  Dr. Kinsman was the Luckman Distinguished Professor of Finance and Accounting at Pepperdine University, where he has taught for 44 years. He also taught on the faculty of the University of California, Irvine, for 12 years. He taught a large spectrum of finance and accounting classes at each institution.

Honors:  Dr. Kinsman was named Citizen of the Year in Laguna Beach in 2013, and was the recipient of the first “Chamber Champion” award presented by the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce in 2019.

Email: michael@capatacpa.com