Donald T. Kinnaman, CPA, MST

Donald T. Kinnaman, CPA, MST


Don earned his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned his Masters of Taxation from DePaul University.


Don has close to 40 years of experience with national and local public accounting firms. Don began his career as a tax accountant and spent two years with the national accounting firm of Touche Ross, providing tax services to corporations, partnerships, trusts and individuals. Subsequently, Don joined the firm that came to be known as Berg, DeMarco, Lewis, Sawatski & Co. where he rose to partner specializing in providing tax services to businesses and high net worth individuals and retirement plan administration services to 401(k) and profit sharing plans.  Shortly after the firm was purchased and merged into the firm of RSM McGladrey, Don along with this two partners, Mike DeMarco and Ron Lewis, left McGladrey in 2001 and formed the firm of DeMarco, Kinnaman, Lewis & Co.

The services Don provides include:

  • Tax consulting and planning for high net worth individuals, trusts, corporations and partnerships
  • Preparation and review of tax returns for businesses, trusts and individuals
  • Retirement plan services, including innovative plan design and consulting for profit sharing and 401(k) plans.
  • Consulting regarding mergers and acquisitions along with reviewing documents and transaction structuring.
  • Reviewing audited financial statements for large 401(k) and profit sharing plans.

Activities and Associations

Don is a member of the Illinois CPA Society and the American Institute of CPAs and is a past member of the Illinois CPA Society Estate TaxCommittee and Income Tax Committee.

Don is married with two adult children.  He is a competitive powerlifter and enjoys sports, Chicago sports teams, working out and most importantly, spending time with friends and family on his boat and at his pool.