Plante & Moran Announces New Auburn Hills Office Managing Partner and New Industry Group Leader for K-12 Education
Southfield, Mich. — Plante & Moran, PLLC, one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, announces that Teresa Pollock, CPA, has been named Office Managing Partner of the firm’s Auburn Hills office. She replaces Bill Doyle, CPA, who served in that role since the Auburn Hills office was opened in 2000.
Ms. Pollock joined Plante & Moran in 1985. She specializes in serving the education and insurance industries and provides a wide range of services, including financial statement audit engagements, personal and business tax consulting, strategic planning and general business consulting. She is active in professional activities including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Career Women (Past President), the Troy Chamber of Commerce (Past Chair, Women's Business Forum), the Association of School Business Officials, the Michigan School Business Officials, the Michigan Department of Education 1022 Committee and the Michigan Public Risk Insurance Management Association.
Ms. Pollock is a frequent Instructor for the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and Michigan School Business Officials. She is a recipient of the National Association of Career Women - Career Woman of the Year award and Leadership award. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Michigan State University.
Ms. Pollock previously served as Industry Group Leader of Plante & Moran’s K-12 Education Practice. The K-12 Education Practice will now be led by Laura Claeys, CPA. Ms. Claeys joined the firm in 1991 and her background, in addition to educational institutions, includes real estate, construction, professional service firms and the service industry. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Oakland University and is based in the firm’s Macomb office. Ms. Claeys is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Education Committee of the Michigan Chapter of Associated General Contractors and the Macomb/St. Clair Business Officials.
Plante & Moran is among the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, providing clients with tax, audit, risk management, financial, technology, business consulting, and wealth management services. Plante & Moran has a staff of more than 1,600 professionals in 21 offices throughout Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois with international offices in Shanghai, China; Monterrey, Mexico; and Mumbai, India. Plante & Moran has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country’s best places to work.