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Michael J. Besten, CPA

Michael J Besten CPA-MOTAreas of Expertise:
Mike represents individual taxpayers and various types of businesses, with an emphasis in the construction and manufacturing industries. Over the years he has also been involved in numerous significant purchase and sale transactions advocating on behalf of his clients and assisting in the structure of the purchase/sale agreement.

Professional Experience:
Mike has been practicing in public accounting since earning his CPA certificate in 1977. After working for Alexander Grant & Company (Grant Thorton) he purchased a local practice in 1981 and merged it with an existing firm that became Kring, Cohen, Sageser, & Besten, P.S.C. In 2003 Mike set out to practice on his own and remained a sole practitioner until joining our Firm in January of 2015.


Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting; University of Kentucky
  • Certified Public Accountant

Professional Associations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants

Civic and Community Involvement:
Mike has served on a number of Boards and Finance Committees throughout the years for a number of organizations such as The Newman Center, Actors’ Guild of Lexington, Eastern Little League, and Andover Golf & Country Club.

Contact Mike:
e:  mike@ebdcpa.com
p:  859.254.4427