Kelly brings more than 25 years of accounting experience to Plante Moran Cresa’s project management team, where she works primarily with K-12 and higher education clients as a project cost accountant. Kelly collaborates with a client’s design and construction teams to help keep everything from small capital projects to large programs organized and on budget.
As an e-Builder Certified Professional, Kelly understands all aspects of the e-Builder software, a secure, cloud-based portal that provides a virtual dashboard of clients’ construction projects. With her deep technical knowledge of the construction project management software, she is able to customize workflows to each client’s unique needs, helping them achieve successful project outcomes.
Kelly is a resource for owners and their project teams as they plan and execute construction projects. Her collaborative work style ensures clients’ financial reporting, budgeting, invoices, construction documents, and contracts are managed efficiently. She plays a critical role in verifying and reconciling budgets as projects advance.
Kelly joined Plante Moran Cresa from Jones Lang LaSalle’s team at Beaumont Health System, where she managed the invoicing, monthly closing process, reporting, budget reconciliations, and related duties as a staff accountant. Her accounting and bookkeeping experience prior to Beaumont Health was varied, giving her a broad foundation to understand the needs of diverse clients.
Kelly has an associate degree from Macomb Community College.