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Michael D. Machen, CPA, CVA

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Michael D. Machen, CPA, CVA

Managing Partner

Office: (334) 887-7022 | Fax: 334-887-7221
1820 East University Drive, Auburn, AL 36830

Mike Machen has worked in the accounting profession for 32 years, 26 of which have been spent with Machen McChesney as a leader in the firm’s management, service delivery, client development, and mentoring. Prior to joining the firm, Mike was employed as an accountant and supervisor at Warren Averett.

Mike regularly Returns Value to clients needing his expertise in the areas of accounting & auditing, taxation, business valuation, and business advisory services. He also has extensive industry expertise in construction, real estate, manufacturing, distribution, retail, and professional services.

Mike and his wife live in Auburn and have three adult children. In addition to spending time with his family, Mike enjoys sports and outdoor activities.


  • University of North Alabama, B.S., Accounting & Finance, 1989

Professional Affiliations

  • East Alabama Chapter of the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
    • Education Committee (1989-1990)
    • Small Business Committee (1991)
    • Small Business Committee Chairperson (1992-1995)
    • Nominating Committee (2003, 2006)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

  • Parkway Baptist Church
    • Ordained Deacon
    • Stewardship Team
    • Sunday School Teacher
  • Auburn Chamber of Commerce
    • Board Member (1994-2002)
    • Treasurer (1998)
    • Vice President (1999)
    • President Elect, President, Past President (2000-2002)
  • Foundation for Auburn’s Continuing Enrichment for Schools
    • Past Board Member (1998-2011)
    • Treasurer (1999-2003)
    • President (2004-2011)
  • Auburn High School Athletic Association, Inc.
    • Incorporator, Treasurer (1997-present)
  • City of Auburn Recreation Leagues
    • Coach and Sponsor (1997-present)
  • Travis Rabren Foundation
    • Board Member (2007-present)
  • Past Board Member
    • Greater Peace Baptist Church Community Development Corporation
    • Michelin Community Development Corporation