Ron is the tax director for Plante Moran's Grand Rapids office. He specializes in providing tax consulting and compliance services for companies primarily in the manufacturing and distribution industries.
Ron's holistic approach to tax planning ensures tax reduction strategies are identified and maximized for all related business and individual members of a client group. Although Ron has worked predominantly with manufacturing and distribution companies, his client base also includes engineering, transportation, and agricultural companies.
Ron stays abreast of emerging and proposed federal and state tax issues to ensure all opportunities are identified and implemented in a strategic fashion. He participates in numerous meetings with ownership and management to maximize tax-reduction strategies and is a frequent speaker at firm-sponsored client seminars. Ron has a B.S. in business economics from Calvin College and is a recipient of the Elijah Watt Sells award for outstanding CPA exam results.