Plante & Moran's Hailer Receives Michigan School Business Officials 2008 President's Award
SOUTHFIELD, Michigan — Plante & Moran, PLLC, the nations 12 th largest certified public accounting and business advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Fred Hailer, retiring partner, is the recipient of the Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO) 2008 President’s Award. This prestigious award honors individuals for making substantial and continuing contributions to public education.
“This is an incredible achievement for Fred,” said Terry Pollock, K-12 practice group leader, Plante & Moran. “ The school community and our firm have received tremendous benefit from Fred's knowledge, expertise, and dedication over these many years. ”
Hailer, who joined Plante & Moran in 1969, led Plante & Moran’s K-12 education practice for nearly 20 years. Hailer currently serves as the associate member representative to the MSBO Board. In addition, he is a member of the State Department of Education Accounting Committee, as well as a member of the Michigan Association of School Administrators and Michigan Association of School Boards.
Michigan School Business Officials was founded in 1937 as a nonprofit corporation to serve the multifaceted interests of education. Their mission is to continually improve the leadership of and management in school business and operational services, while enhancing the professional, social, and economic well-being of its approximately 2,000 active members. The role of MSBO has taken on additional importance during these difficult economic times in the State of Michigan.