Industry Expertise Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Software, Technology, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Consumer Products, Retail

Education West Virginia University Master of Accountancy
B.S. in Business Administration

Big Four Alma Mater KPMG

Michael R. Donoso

Mike brings 16 years of accounting advisory, consulting and executive management experience to WilliamsMarston. Mike advises a variety of clients in the areas of revenue recognition, debt and equity financings, lease accounting, consolidation, IPO readiness, SEC reporting and other complex technical areas. Mike is also one of the firm’s leaders in the life sciences industry with significant experience with collaboration and license agreements, joint-ventures, financial instruments (i.e., convertible debt and preferred stock), stock-based compensation and initial public offerings. His broad industry experience includes software, technology, manufacturing, telecommunications, consumer products and retail.

Prior to WilliamsMarston, he worked as a Senior Manager in the corporate accounting group of a large public pharmaceutical company, where he evaluated the accounting and reporting for collaboration agreements, business combinations, cost accounting and financial planning and analysis. Prior to working in industry, Mike was a Manager in the Accounting Advisory Services practice of KPMG LLP. While at KPMG LLP, Mike advised Fortune 500 companies on the accounting and reporting for revenue recognition, business combinations, restatements and consolidations. He also frequently spoke on behalf of KPMG LLP to clients and industry groups on the latest developments at the FASB and SEC, including the impacts of new accounting standards on organizations in various industries.

Mike is a Certified Public Accountant in both New York and New Jersey and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a dual degree in Accounting and Finance, and a Master of Accountancy from West Virginia University.