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Southfield, Mich. — Plante Moran, one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, has announced 13 new partners in six offices.

Kevin Benson, CFA, CFP®, is based in the firm's Ann Arbor, Mich., office. He joined Plante Moran in 2004. As a member of the firm’s wealth management practice, Benson serves as his clients’ personal CFO, integrating all aspects of financial planning to provide a comprehensive and holistic approach to a well-designed financial plan. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in finance from Michigan State University. Benson currently resides in Northville.

Brian Camiller, CPA, is based in the firm's Southfield, Mich., office. He joined Plante Moran in 1998. Camiller oversees the day-to-day operations of the Plante Moran Government Accounting Professionals group, serving municipalities of all shapes and sizes by providing temporary or permanent accounting and finance support. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in accounting from Michigan State University. Camiller currently resides in Canton.

Raymond Celaya CPA, CFP®, is based in the firm's Southfield, Mich., office. He specializes in providing holistic wealth management and investment planning services for high net worth individuals and wealthy families. Celaya received his bachelor of business administration degree with emphases in finance and accounting from the University of Michigan. He currently resides in Livonia.

Dan Chewning, CPA, is based in the firm's Southfield, Mich., office. He joined Plante Moran in 2002. As office tax director, he provides tax, accounting and consulting services to manufacturing and distribution companies. He earned his bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Alma College and his master of science in taxation degree from Walsh College. Chewning currently resides in Brighton.

Tom Clement, CPA, is based in the firm's Macomb, Mich., office. He joined Plante Moran in 2002. Tom is a leader within the commercial industry and benefit plan practices, serving clients in the manufacturing, distribution and service industries. He earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Walsh College. Clement currently resides in Berkley. 

Amy Forester, CPA, is based in the firm's Kalamazoo, Mich., office. She joined Plate Moran in 2005. Amy is a leader within the firm’s tax solutions group, specializing in advising clients on R&D tax credits and leading the firm’s Domestic Production Activities Deduction practice. She earned her bachelor’s degree in paper engineering from Western Michigan University and her master’s degree in business from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Forester currently resides in Schoolcraft.

Lisa Manetta, CPA, CFE, is based in the firm's Macomb, Mich., office. She joined Plante Moran in 1999. Manetta is the firm’s industry leader for the consumer goods and services vertical. Her practice includes multi-unit, multi-state restaurants, retailers and service companies, with a focus on franchised operations as well as large professional service firms. Manetta earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Michigan University. She currently resides in Sterling Heights.

Gabriel O’Keefe, CPA, is based in the firm's Southfield, Mich., office. He joined Plante Moran in 2000. O’Keefe is a leader with the firm’s service, construction, and employee benefit plan practices, specializing in assurance and tax services. He attended the University of Michigan Ross School of Business where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting. O’Keefe currently resides in South Lyon.

Brian Schultz, CPA, is based in the firm's Southfield, Mich., office. He helps ultra-high net worth and family office clients maximize their investment portfolios and non-tax investment objectives. Schultz received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Northwood University and his master’s degree in taxation from Walsh College. He currently resides in Farmington Hills.

William Sharp, CPA, FHFMA, is based in the firm's Columbus, Ohio, office. He joined Plante Moran in 1999. As a leader within the firm’s healthcare practice, Will focuses on advising healthcare system executives on strategic reimbursement issues along with ensuring timely and value-added audits are completed. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business pre-law from Ohio University. Sharp currently resides in Lancaster.

Dawn Stark, CPA, CHFP, is based in the firm's Columbus, Ohio office. She joined Plante Moran in 1998. Stark is the firm’s healthcare technical leader, which includes advising health system clients on technical matters and providing education on pending and new accounting standards. She earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration from Mount Union College. Stark currently resides in Lancaster.

Katie Thornton, CPA, is based in the firm's East Lansing, Mich., office. She joined Plante Moran in 2001. Thornton is the industry technical leader of the firm’s higher education practice where she advises colleges and universities on practical solutions for implementing current and upcoming standards. She received her bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Grand Valley State University. Thornton currently resides in Grand Ledge.

Steve VanSteenkiste, CPA, is based in the firm's Southfield, Mich., office. He joined Plante Moran in 2003. VanSteenkiste specializes in providing attestation, tax and advisory services to family-owned and internationally-owned manufacturing and distribution companies. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Central Michigan University. VanSteenkiste currently resides in Sterling Heights.

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. For more information, visit plantemoran.com.

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