About Kirk

Kirk Purvis is the Firm’s office managing partner in Portland, Maine. Mr. Purvis joined Marcum LLP in 2019 via the merger of Dawson, Smith, Purvis & Bassett, P.A. (DSPB) into Marcum’s New England Region. He has 20 years of experience providing tax compliance and planning services to a wide variety of businesses and individuals, as well as assurance services for businesses with audit, review, or compilation needs. Mr. Purvis practices in the specialty areas of ERISA audits. He is also a certified fraud examiner and has assisted in several cases of employee embezzlement and other forensic accounting investigations.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Thornton Academy, board of trustees
  • Thornton Academy Alumni Association, president
  • Thornton Academy Athletic Hall of Fame, chair
  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland, former board treasurer


Reviews and Compilations
Tax Planning and Compliance
Forensic Accounting


Bachelor of Science in Accountancy,
Bentley University