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I’m a Plante Moran lifer, joining the firm just after graduating from college. My dad, also a CPA, was a client of the firm and encouraged me to apply. He told me that if he’d been at a firm like Plante Moran early in his career he might have never left public accounting. Considering I’ve spent more than 35 years here, I’m pretty sure he was right.
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My grandson and I use code words when we sneak each other treats. So, when asked what he loved about grandpa, he told a 2,000+ audience, "He gives me dry food" — code for ice cream. Hopefully Mom doesn’t catch on.

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