Accountant Directory

Meet the people behind our personal attention. We deliver each of our services through a team of financial professionals who adhere to the highest standards of our industry. When you become a DMJ & Co., PLLC client, everyone on our team works for you.

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Accountant Directory

Meet the people behind our personal attention. We deliver each of our services through a team of financial professionals who adhere to the highest standards of our industry. And when you become a DMJ client, everyone on our team works for you.

Certifications & Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) AICPA, License 32908
  • North Carolina State Board of CPA Examiners, License 15072
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), (Tax Division)
  • North Carolina Association of CPAs (NCACPA)
  • Greensboro Estate Planning Council
  • Nat Greene Kiwanis

Professional & Community Involvement

  • United Way of Greater Greensboro, Board of Directors and Treasurer
  • Leadership North Carolina, Graduate

Education

  • Thiel College in Pennsylvania, B.A. in Accounting and Business Administration (1982)

Michael R Gillis, CPA, PFS, CGMA

Managing Partner | Greensboro, NC

P: 336.275.9886 | F: 336.275.1129
NC #15072

Mike Gillis is DMJ’s managing partner and helps privately-held businesses and their owners achieve their long-term financial goals with proactive planning. He is a frequent presenter on tax matters and works extensively in the area of succession and exit planning strategies for businesses.

Mike is originally from Pennsylvania. He attended Thiel College in Pennsylvania and graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting and Business Administration, and became a CPA in 1984.  After college, Mike joined a regional CPA firm in Youngstown, Ohio, before selecting North Carolina as his home. He continued his work experience with another Greensboro firm prior to joining DMJ in 1987. As manager of DMJ’s Tax Division, Mike supervised all aspects, including corporate and individual returns, tax planning and research, employee benefits plans, estate and succession planning, and representation before the Internal Revenue Service. Mike became a tax partner in the firm on November 1, 1991. On November 1, 1997, he became the firm-wide managing partner.

He has earned the AICPA designation of Personal Financial Specialist which entails his combination of extensive tax expertise and comprehensive knowledge of financial planning. He was also a member of the CPAmerica International Board of Directors from 2005 to 2009, where he served as Chairman in 2008. Mike was actively involved in his children’s high school sports and had served as president of the Western Guilford High School Boosters Club.

Mike’s Recent Articles


A Message from the Managing Partner

As a client and colleague of our firm, we are sharing with you a message sent to our employees on Friday, June 5, 2020. In recent days, unhealed social wounds have been brought painfully into focus across the nation. We are compelled to join the collective voices across our country that call for change around […]
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A Message to Our Clients about COVID-19

As North Carolina moves into Phase 2 with guidelines gradually easing statewide restrictions, DMJ offices will open to clients. While we are eager to visit with each one of you, please note that we will be following state and federal recommendations regarding capacity limitations and wellness protocols. DMJ can still successfully serve you remotely and we strongly encourage you to utilize our electronic document sharing tools.
Read More

Hot Fires Burning? Take Time to Protect Your Business with Succession Planning

Working with privately-held business owners and entrepreneurs is the most fascinating part of my career as a CPA. I am always impressed to see an entrepreneurial spirit risk everything in pursuit of a dream. The tenacious lot, who try and succeed, are an inspiration for future generations. As those entrepreneurs build their businesses, they are […]
Read More

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Michael R Gillis, CPA, PFS, CGMA

Managing Partner | Greensboro, NC

P: 336.275.9886 | F: 336.275.1129
NC #15072

Mike Gillis is DMJ’s managing partner and helps privately-held businesses and their owners achieve their long-term financial goals with proactive planning. He is a frequent presenter on tax matters and works extensively in the area of succession and exit planning strategies for businesses.

Mike is originally from Pennsylvania. He attended Thiel College in Pennsylvania and graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting and Business Administration, and became a CPA in 1984.  After college, Mike joined a regional CPA firm in Youngstown, Ohio, before selecting North Carolina as his home. He continued his work experience with another Greensboro firm prior to joining DMJ in 1987. As manager of DMJ’s Tax Division, Mike supervised all aspects, including corporate and individual returns, tax planning and research, employee benefits plans, estate and succession planning, and representation before the Internal Revenue Service. Mike became a tax partner in the firm on November 1, 1991. On November 1, 1997, he became the firm-wide managing partner.

He has earned the AICPA designation of Personal Financial Specialist which entails his combination of extensive tax expertise and comprehensive knowledge of financial planning. He was also a member of the CPAmerica International Board of Directors from 2005 to 2009, where he served as Chairman in 2008. Mike was actively involved in his children’s high school sports and had served as president of the Western Guilford High School Boosters Club.

Certifications & Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) AICPA, License 32908
  • North Carolina State Board of CPA Examiners, License 15072
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), (Tax Division)
  • North Carolina Association of CPAs (NCACPA)
  • Greensboro Estate Planning Council
  • Nat Greene Kiwanis

Professional & Community Involvement

  • United Way of Greater Greensboro, Board of Directors and Treasurer
  • Leadership North Carolina, Graduate

Education

  • Thiel College in Pennsylvania, B.A. in Accounting and Business Administration (1982)

Michael’s Recent Articles

A Message from the Managing Partner

As a client and colleague of our firm, we are sharing with you a message sent to our employees on Friday, June 5, 2020. In recent days, unhealed social wounds have been brought painfully into focus across the nation. We are compelled to join the collective voices across our country that call for change around […]
Read More

A Message to Our Clients about COVID-19

As North Carolina moves into Phase 2 with guidelines gradually easing statewide restrictions, DMJ offices will open to clients. While we are eager to visit with each one of you, please note that we will be following state and federal recommendations regarding capacity limitations and wellness protocols. DMJ can still successfully serve you remotely and we strongly encourage you to utilize our electronic document sharing tools.
Read More

Hot Fires Burning? Take Time to Protect Your Business with Succession Planning

Working with privately-held business owners and entrepreneurs is the most fascinating part of my career as a CPA. I am always impressed to see an entrepreneurial spirit risk everything in pursuit of a dream. The tenacious lot, who try and succeed, are an inspiration for future generations. As those entrepreneurs build their businesses, they are […]
Read More

Read All Authored Articles

 

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