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May 19, 2016 1 min read

Southfield, Mich. – Plante Moran, one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, has announced two new industry group leaders: Laura Claeys and Donna Hanson.

Claeys, partner in the firm’s Macomb office, has been named construction industry group leader. In this role, she’ll lead a team of 120 staff members providing tax, audit and consulting services to the firm’s growing roster of construction clients. Claeys most recently led Plante Moran’s K-12 practice and will continue to be a valuable member of the firm’s education team.

Hanson, partner in the firm’s Auburn Hills office, will succeed Claeys as Plante Moran’s K-12 industry group leader. In this role, Hanson will lead a team of 100 staff members providing K-12 clients with audit and consulting services.

“Both Laura and Donna are outstanding professionals who have incredible passion for the industries and clients they work with,” said Jim Proppe, group managing partner, Plante Moran. “They will do an incredible job serving their clients, leading staff and helping to grow the firm.”

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 22 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.

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