Kevin J. Carnes, CPA, CVA

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To contact, please email: KCARNES@OCD.COM


With over 20 years of public accounting experience, Kevin joined the firm in 1993 and became a Principal in 1997. His practice is primarily focused on family-owned commercial clients and working with automobile dealerships throughout the country.  Kevin is a key leader in developing the internal audit division for automobile dealerships within O’Connor & Drew, P.C. Kevin  specializes in serving automobile dealerships, not-for-profit organizations, government entities and closely-held businesses.

Areas of Expertise

Kevin has worked in the automobile dealership industry since 1993 in all aspects of the business including the following:

  • Business succession planning
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Valuations
  • Arbitration arrangements
  • Tax planning and compliance
  • Financing arrangements
  • Manufacturer negotiations
  • Office restructuring and internal controls
  • Arrangements with financial institutions


  • Graduated with Honors from Stonehill College – Bachelor of Accounting


  • Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Accounting Group International
  • Various State Automobile Dealership Associations