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May 6, 2017 Article 5 min read
We have a saying: "we don’t do the things we do to win awards; we win awards because of what we do.”

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We’re honored to have been recognized for our culture and workplace excellence by a number of prestigious organizations. Here’s a quick overview. 

  • FORTUNE magazine — Plante Moran has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 19 consecutive years. In 2017, we ranked #51.
  • NorthCoast 99 — In August 2017, Plante Moran was named a winner of the prestigious NorthCoast 99 award, which honors 99 great workplaces for top talent in Northeast Ohio. This is the sixth consecutive year we made the list. 
  • CPA Firm of the Year — In June 2017, Plante Moran received the 7th Annual ACG New York Champion's Award for CPA Firm of the Year from the Association for Corporate Growth New York and M&A Advisor.
  • Best Workplace for Millennials — In June 2017, Fortune.com and Great Place to Work® named Plante Moran to their list of "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials." 
  • FT 300 Top Registered Investment Advisers — In June 2017, Plante Moran Financial Advisors was once again named to this prestigious list, which does not formally rank its qualifying companies. 
  • 2017 Best Public Accounting Firms for Women — In June 2017, firms were ranked on the range, depth, and success of programs and workplace culture proven to remove barriers to women's success, especially at midlevel and above. The winners were drawn from firms that participated in the 2016 Accounting MOVE Project. This is the seventh consecutive year we received this distinction.
  • 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For — In May 2017, Plante Moran was named one of “West Michigan’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For.” This was the 12th consecutive year we received the award.
  • Vault Guide to the Top 50 Accounting Firms — In April 2017, Vault.com released its annual ranking of the “Best Accounting Firms to Work For.” Plante Moran ranked #7 overall but took the #1 spot in 11 “quality of life” categories, including business outlook, culture, and work-life balance.
  • Toledo Blade Top Workplaces 2017 — In January 2017, The Toledo Blade named Plante Moran one of its 2017 Top Workplaces. This is our fourth consecutive year on the list. 
  • Best Workplaces for Parents — In December 2016, Fortune.com and Great Place to Work® named Plante Moran to their list of “Best Workplaces for Parents.” We ranked #14.
  • Forbes Top 100 RIA Firms — In November 2016, Plante Moran Financial Advisors ranked fifth on Forbes’ list of “Top 100 RIA Firms” for 2016. 
  • Detroit Free Press “Top Workplace” — In November 2016, Plante Moran was named a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. We ranked fourth in the “large company” category. This marked the seventh consecutive year we made the list.
  • Best Workplaces for Women — In September 2016, Fortune.com and Great Place to Work® named Plante Moran to their list of “Best Workplaces for Women.” We ranked #29. 
  • Best Workplace for Gen Xers and Millennials — In July 2016, Fortune.com and Great Place to Work® named Plante Moran to their lists of “20 Best Workplaces for Gen Xers” and “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials.” 
  • Best Workplaces for Recent College Grads — In July 2016, Plante Moran was named to Fortune magazine’s list of the “50 Best Workplaces for College Grads.” We ranked #6.
  • Crain’s “Fast 50” — In July 2016, Plante Moran was included on the Crain’s Detroit Business “Fast 50” list, a list of the area’s fastest-growing companies. This was the second consecutive year we were on the list.
  • Financial Advisor magazine — In July 2016, Plante Moran Financial Advisors (PMFA), an independent investment advisory firm, was ranked #15 on Financial Advisor magazine’s annual list of registered investment advisors.
  • 30 Best Companies to Retire From — In June 2016, Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work named Plante Moran one of its “30 Best Companies to Retire From.” We ranked #7.
  • 2016 Best Public Accounting Firms for Women — In June 2016, firms were ranked on the range, depth, and success of programs and workplace culture proven to remove barriers to women's success, especially at midlevel and above. The winners were drawn from firms that participated in the 2015 Accounting MOVE Project. This is the sixth consecutive year we received this distinction.
  • 20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services — In May 2016, Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work named Plante Moran one of its “20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services.” We ranked #9.
  • 50 Best Workplaces for Flexibility — In March 2016, Fortune magazine and Great Place to Work named Plante Moran one of its “50 Best Workplaces for Flexibility.” We ranked #27.
  • FORTUNE Magazine’s “50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie” — In December 2015, Plante Moran was named one of the “50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie” by Fortune.com and Great Place to Work®. We were #17 on the list.
  • Vault's “Best Internships” — In November 2015, Vault.com released its annual list of “2016 Best Internships.” Plante Moran ranked sixth.  
  • 2016 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics — In November 2015, Plante Moran received the 2016 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics from the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois. The Award was designed to promote the importance of ethical business practices, along with the willingness and efforts made by outstanding organizations to ensure a fair and honorable marketplace.
  • Central Ohio’s 2015 Best Places to Work — In September 2015, Plante Moran was named to Columbus Business First’s list of “Central Ohio’s Best Places to Work.” We ranked first in the “medium company” category. This was the fifth consecutive year we made the list.
  • Accounting Today — In August 2015, Plante Moran Financial Advisors was ranked #1 by Accounting Today on its ninth annual ranking of CPA firms by assets under management. 
  • Barron’s — In August 2015, Barron’s ranked John Lesser, President of Plante Moran Financial Advisors, #79 on its list of the “Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors.”
  • Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces 2017 — In November 2017, Plante Moran was named to the Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces list. We ranked #4 in the large company category.
  • Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces 2017 — In November 2017, Plante Moran was named to the Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces list. We ranked #9 in the midsize workplace category (only Chicago staff members were counted).
  • Best Workplaces for Parents — In November 2017, Fortune.com and Great Place to Work® named Plante Moran to their list of "Best Workplaces for Parents."