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Mark Thomas, CPA

Senior Manager

Mr. Thomas is a senior manager at Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell. P.C. (CBM) and has more than 20 years of public accounting experience. He provides audit, tax and consulting services to firm clients and specializes in the nonprofit industry and pension plan audits. Mr. Thomas has developed expertise in the planning, execution, and completion of successful engagement projects.

Professional Qualifications and Education

  • Certified Public Accountant, District of Columbia, Maryland
  • Bachelor of Science (Finance), University of South Carolina

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Greater Washington Society of CPAs (GWSCPA)

Point of View

  • Clients come to us for our expertise and to solve their problems. They expect our best work.


  • My father, who has taught me to try your best in everything that you do.


  • I am a big DIY (do-it-yourself) person. I like to learn how to do new things; it gives me a sense of accomplishment.

Speaking Engagements:

  • May 9, 2019 – Life in the Fast Lane: Optimizing Your Firm’s High-Quality Approach to Employee Benefit Plan Audits (For the GWSPCA’s 6th Annual Employee Benefits Plan Conference)

Lightning Round

  • Where is your favorite place to spend time? My favorite way to spend time is with my family.
  • What is a favorite book that you’ve read? My favorite books are from the Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter series.