Ken Kirkland


Kenneth Kirkland is the managing partner of two Citrin Cooperman Massachusetts’ offices, located in Braintree and Woburn. He has over 30 years of experience in public accounting, specializing in tax services, and the design and implementation of acquisition strategies. Ken started his career with the Internal Revenue Service which gave him a unique understanding of the tax code and representation in front of the IRS. He frequently applies this experience and knowledge to help protect our clients through proactive tax strategies. Previously, Ken was a founding member and the managing partner at KAF, which joined Citrin Cooperman in August 2016.

Ken consults extensively with business owners, using a hands-on approach to navigate their strategic challenges and succession plans.

He focuses part of his time on the strategic growth of Citrin Cooperman in the Massachusetts and New England markets, developing opportunities for the MA office locations.

Presentations and Publications
Ken is a featured speaker at various business conferences, discussing exit strategies for closely held business owners.

Affiliations
Ken is an active member in several industry and community organizations. He is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors for the South Shore Health System and the company T&K Asphalt Services, Inc. He also sits on the Board of Directors for XCM Solutions and FitWorx. He is past Chairman of the Board for the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA) and the Board of Directors of the accounting association at JHI International.

Education & Licenses
Ken earned a B.A. in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University and a Master’s degree in Taxation from Bentley College. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He also holds his Series 6 and Series 66 licenses.