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Plante Moran Named to “100 Best Workplaces for Women” List

September 30, 2015 Press Release 2 min read

Southfield, Michigan – Plante Moran, one of the nation’s largest public accounting and business advisory firms, has been named to the “100 Best Workplaces for Women” list from and Great Place to Work®.

The full list, which was announced today, is available at and The list recognizes companies for their commitment to creating a great workplace for women and is based entirely on employee feedback.

More than 135,000 women at 635+ companies answered a detailed, 58-question survey that covered topics from the fairness of their company’s promotions to who has access to information and leadership, the level of support for staff members’ personal lives and the degree of inclusiveness and connection they feel with colleagues.

“Creating a workplace of equality and mutual respect has long been of the utmost importance to us,” said Gordon Krater, Plante Moran’s managing partner. “We’re proud to be included on this list — it’s a testament to our team’s hard work to create a diverse, collaborative and inclusive environment.”

With offices throughout Michigan, Illinois and Ohio, as well as in Mexico, China and India, Plante Moran has long been recognized as a leader in implementing programs that address the unique needs of women in the accounting profession. In 2012 the firm amplified its efforts by launching its Women in Leadership initiative for the attraction, retention, development and advancement of women into leadership positions within the firm.

“Plante Moran recognizes that organizations with broad diversity perform better — and if half of our workforce is women, they should be at the table,” said Sue Perlin, leader of Plante Moran’s Women in Leadership initiative. “The firm is committed to creating equal presence, impact and influence from men and women at all levels of the firm, including partnership.”

To view a video and learn more about Plante Moran’s Women in Leadership initiative, visit

Earlier this year, Plante Moran was named to FORTUNE Magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the 17th consecutive year and the “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials.”

About Plante Moran

Plante Moran is among the nation's largest accounting, tax and consulting firms and provides a full line of services to organizations in the following industries: manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, service, health care, private equity, public sector and real estate and construction. Plante Moran has a staff of more than 2,000 professionals in 23 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.

About Great Place to Work®

Reviews While companies look to recruit and hire the right candidate, job seekers are equally interested in finding the right position at the right company. That’s why Great Place to Work® uses data and insights to write Reviews that offer a true picture of the workplace and elevate the hiring experience. Companies with published Great Place to Work® Reviews are serious about creating great workplaces, comfortable with transparency, and interested in sharing the unique aspects of their workplaces treasured by employees.


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