Focus on what counts

Mark L. Fagan, CPA

Managing Partner, Norwalk, CT Office

mfagan@citrincooperman.com

“Today, more than ever, it is critical for a service provider to be able to have a coordinated and consultative approach to most effectively meet the needs of clients. Because of our unique approach to client service, we are able to provide the comfort of working with a team of dedicated professionals that have a deep understanding of how the constant shifts in the market impact their business structure, and offer integrated solutions to help them plan for success.”

Mark Fagan is the managing partner of Citrin Cooperman’s Norwalk, Connecticut office. He is also a member of Citrin Cooperman’s Executive Committee and the Firm's Audit and Attest Committee. With over 25 years of audit, tax, and business advisory experience, he serves clients in a wide range of industries, including technology, financial services, private equity, manufacturing and distribution, and construction. Mark’s clients range from privately held middle-market firms to larger, complex, multi-national organizations.  

Experience

Mark specializes in counseling businesses and CEOs in the areas of business formation, profitability enhancement, revenue recognition, and mergers and acquisitions. As leader of the Moore Stephens International Global Manufacturing and Distribution Committee, Mark also specializes in working with global and globally-minded companies to help them navigate cross-border concerns, including guidance around accounting standards and compliance requirements, transactions, and growth strategies, and works closely with firm resources and Moore Stephens member firms to coordinate access and services in the local regions where these clients do business.

Mark is also the creator of The CEO Evolution, a written series that explores the dynamics of the corporate executive landscape and offers management insight and solutions for today’s business leaders. The column has been published in both the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journals, and serves as the inspiration for the firm’s CEO Evolution Business Seminar series.

In addition to The CEO Evolution, Mark is a frequent writer with articles and columns appearing in CEO Magazine, CBS Pulse, Bloomberg, eFinancialcareers and the Fairfield, Westchester, and Hartford Business Journals. He has also made appearances on CNBC and TheStreet TV, discussing management and leadership issues. Mark also serves as an instructor for training courses on topics such as leadership skills, tax accruals, inventory issues, and financial statement presentation. 

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman as a partner in 2003, Mark spent 13 years with two international accounting firms and four years managing the audit practice of a local accounting firm.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelors, Magna Cum Laude, Nichols College

Certificate of Completion, Harvard Business School Executive Leadership Program

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in Connecticut and New York

Affiliations

New York and Connecticut State Societies of Certified Public Accountants

Outside The Office

Mark resides in Yorktown Heights, New York with his wife Mary and three children, Kat, Ryan, and Jules.  He is an avid kayaker, and enjoys vacationing on Block Island and participating in marathon events including tough mudders.

“Today, more than ever, it is critical for a service provider to be able to have a coordinated and consultative approach to most effectively meet the needs of clients. Because of our unique approach to client service, we are able to provide the comfort of working with a team of dedicated professionals that have a deep understanding of how the constant shifts in the market impact their business structure, and offer integrated solutions to help them plan for success.”