Martin E. MacDonald , CPA , Partner

With more than 30 years of diverse experience, Martin brings a tremendous breadth and depth of expertise to Kernutt Stokes. He specializes in assisting clients with complex accounting, tax and management consulting needs, providing guidance on matters such as foreign investment strategies, succession planning and estate planning. He works with companies in a variety of industries including manufacturing, construction, real estate and vineyard and winery operations.

Martin was born and raised in Midland County, Michigan, and attended Central Michigan University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Following in his father’s footsteps as an accountant, Martin joined the international firm of Ernst & Young in 1974 as a tax season intern. Following his internship, Martin worked as the assistant controller for an air delivery company. He returned to public accounting, starting his own practice, and serving as managing partner in another accounting firm before joining Kernutt Stokes in 1998.

Martin resides in Eugene with his wife, Leslie, and their daughter. In his free time, he enjoys reading, playing tennis, studying the latest computer trends and collecting wine.

Professional Designations and Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant – Oregon


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants(AICPA)
  • Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • Oregon Wine Growers Association


  • Central Michigan University – Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, summa cum laude (1975)