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October 24, 2016 Article 2 min read

Dave Plomin joins Plante Moran as Strategy and Operations Consulting Partner

We’re pleased to announce that Dave Plomin has joined the firm as a partner to expand our strategy and operations consulting practice in Chicago. He will grow Plante Moran’s cross-functional professional services team and advise business leaders and organizations on their most critical issues and opportunities. “We’re thrilled to have Dave join our firm,” said Jeff Jenkins, partner in Plante Moran’s Operations Improvement and Restructuring Consulting practice. “He has a strong record of leading organizations to successful and sustainable results.” 

Stan Hannah appointed to the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder recently appointed Stan Hannah of Plante Moran’s Talent & Organizational Development practice to the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board. The 11-person board promotes the health, safety, and welfare of Michigan’s children and families by funding local programs and services that prevent child abuse and neglect. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. Please join us in congratulating Stan on this tremendous accomplishment.

Kellie Becker named to Crain's Detroit "40 Under 40"

Kellie Becker, a partner in our Macomb, Mich. office, has been named to Crain’s Detroit Business’s “40 Under 40,” which recognizes 40 young achievers in the community based on factors such as financial impact and leadership. Crain’s recognizes Kellie for leading the tax portion of our firm’s international group and for her depth of experience in outbound operations, inbound services, and global transaction planning. Please join us in congratulating Kellie on another great accomplishment.

Michigan Association of CPAs honors Plante Moran partners

The Michigan Association of CPAs recently honored several Plante Moran partners who have made a lasting impact in their industry and communities. Managing Partner Gordon Krater received the Distinguished Achievement Award, given to CPAs who have distinguished themselves through achievement, leadership, and service, contributing to a lasting impact in their industry and in their communities. 

“Gordon is known as a leader who models stewardship and encourages it in others,” said Peggy Dzierzawski, president and CEO of MICPA. “We continue to see examples of Gordon’s stewardship in the way he supports the accounting profession and leads Plante Moran –– a firm that promotes ethics, quality, and a ‘we care’ philosophy.” 

Other Plante Moran partners honored include:

  • Beth Bialy — Distinguished Service Award for significant contributions to the advancement of the CPA profession
  • Mike Merkel — Outstanding Task Force Award, State & Local Tax Workgroups, Treasury Notifications 
  • Curtis Ruppal — Outstanding Task Force Award, State & Local Tax Workgroups, Treasury Notifications 

Please join us in recognizing these outstanding individuals on this accomplishment.