Mark Schaeffer, CPA, CCIFP

Managing Partner

  • Hired: 1975
  • Education: B.A. in Accounting, University of Louisville, 1976

Mark is a Partner at Bowden & Wood. He came to Bowden & Wood as a Staff Accountant. He became a Partner in 1980, and he became the Managing Partner in 1989. As of April, 2024, Mark stepped down as Managing Partner. Mark continues to focus on growing the firm to provide tax, accounting, and consulting services. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional. Mark enjoys attending and speaking at association meetings.

Outside of the office, Mark is a member of the Holy Spirit Church and an avid gardener. Mark is committed to a pesticide-free garden that he can share with family, friends, and employees at the firm.

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, past Chairman of Construction Committee
  • Member, Driving Force Auto Consulting, LLC
  • Associate Member, Kentucky Association of Master Contractors Inc.
  • Member, Industry and By-Laws Committee
  • Member, Construction Financial Management Association, President of the Kentuckiana Chapter, 2008 – 2010 and 2013 – 2014, Board Member 2000 to present
  • Associate Member, Greater Louisville Automobile Dealers Association
  • Associate Member, Kentucky Automobile Dealers Association
  • Chairman, Ohio Valley Construction Conference, 2011, 2013, 2015

Career Highlights

  • Sharing his knowledge of the complexities of tax laws with clients
  • Working with like-minded CPAs in the firm

Thoughts on Bowden & Wood

“Bowden & Wood is a changing business in a changing industry, but we provide consistently valuable service.” – Mark Schaeffer, CPA, CCIFP