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Mike Campbell

Tax Market Managing Principal and Practice Leader


Executive Summary

Mike is the Tax Market Managing Principal for the Bay Area and also serves as the West Region leader for BDO’s Private Clients Services practice. His 19 years of public accounting experience has all been at BDO. During this time, he has specialized in working with high-net-worth individuals and family offices, including founders of large venture capital and private equity funds, owners of closely held businesses, entertainers, and C-level executives of multinational corporations. He also has extensive experience in the partnership area, both with family limited partnerships and large venture capital funds.

Mike is experienced in a range of wealth planning and related tax issues, including:

  • Income tax planning and compliance for families and their related trusts and entities
  • Gift and estate planning, including cash flow analysis, foreign trusts, family limited partnerships, and lifetime gifting strategies
  • Tax planning for liquidity events
  • Charitable gifting alternatives, including charitable remainder trusts and private foundations
  • Cross-border and pre-immigration planning for individuals and families
  • Closely held start-up entities and venture capital funds

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

  • B.S., Accounting, University of Notre Dame 

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area (Finance Committee Chair), Board Member