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Mitchell L. Stump's Bio


  • Mitchell L. Stump, CPA, PA;
  • Club Book Series, Inc.
  • Club Tax Network, Inc.


  • Educated in West Virginia public schools; 
  • B.A.. in Business Administration, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 1971.


  • Certified Public Accountant, North Carolina, 1979; 
  • Licensed to practice in Florida, 1991.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY                  

  • Internal Revenue Service; Revenue Agent; 1972-1980;
  • Public Accounting:
    • Dixon Odom & Co.; 1980–1988; Firm Wide Tax Partner for firm with 9 North Carolina offices;
    • Cherry Bekaert & Holland; 1988–1991; Director of Tax for firm with 27 offices in the Southeast;
    • McGladrey & Pullen; 1991-1996; Partner; West Palm Beach; serving Florida’s 120 Club clients in the tax area; 
    • Mitchell L. Stump, CPA, PA; 1996-present;
  • Other Entities:
    • Club Book Series, Inc.; Established to market Club specific publications; 2006-present;
    • Club Capital Planners, a Division of Mitchell L. Stump, CPA, PA; Created in conjunction with Paul Mueller; 2007-2018; sold to Club Benchmarking.
    • Club Tax Network, Inc.; Founder of national network of CPA's and Attorneys; 2009-present.


Recognized as a leading resource to the Club Industry nationally:


  • CMAA Premier Club ServicesClub Tax Book 1999-2000 Signature Item of the Year;
  • The BoardRoom Magazine Awards
    • 1999 New Product of the Year; Club Tax Book;
    • 2000 Golf Tax Consultant of the Year; 2nd Place;
    • 2000 Outstanding Article Submission; "The Internet & 501(c)(7) Clubs";
    • 2001 Tax Consultant of the Year; 2nd Place; 
    • 2001 Outstanding Marketing Article; "501(c)(7) Clubs - Advertising for New Members";
    • 2018 Co-Educator of the Year
  • Golf Inc. May/June 2016 - Golf's Top Consultants; Top Ten Experts most recommended in the Industry.