Kirk joined GPW in 1993 and became a Partner four years later. Kirk specializes in tax research, planning and compliance, international tax consulting, and the implementation, coordination and administration of expatriate programs and policies. He holds a B.S. in business administration from San Diego State University. Kirk is affiliated with AICPA and CalCPA, and is currently Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Sierra Del Mar Division of the Salvation Army. He served previously as a board member of the San Diego State University Alumni Association, the Rancho Family YMCA and Westview Foundation. He and his wife Sheila have three children, Chad, Cody and Kendall.