Plante Moran promotes 35 new partners

09 August 2023 3 min. read
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Plante Moran, a Southfield, MI-headquartered accounting and consulting firm, has promoted 35 people to partner and three affiliated entity members.

The promotions include staff members from various sectors within offices across the US and Mexico. Last year’s promotion class numbered 29 partners.

“We’re excited that these amazing professionals will be joining our partner group,” said Jim Proppe, managing partner of Plante Moran. “There is no doubt this group of leaders will continue to add value to our firm and contribute to our overall success, growth, culture and client relationships.” 

Plante Moran’s new partners and affiliate entity members:

Chris Abi-Raji, tax, Southfield
Mark Barrott, strategy & operations, Southfield
William Bean, Plante Moran Financial Advisors, Auburn Hills
Andy Brahm, tax, Denver Tech Center
Amy Ciminello, tax, Columbus Phil Clark, Plante Moran Financial Advisors, Southfield
Jason Collier, assurance, Cleveland 
David DeCew, state & local tax, Detroit
Phil Flowers, tax, Detroit
Makoto Fujimoto, assurance, Detroit
Alexandria Gaynier, assurance, Ann Arbor

Plante Moran promotes 35 new partners

Chris Geck, assurance, Macomb
Steve Gibson*, Plante Moran Insurance Agency, Chicago
Brian Greko, assurance, Grand Rapids
Ali Hijazi, assurance, Macomb
Greg Hornung, tax, Denver Tech Center
Sandor Jacobson, strategy & operations, Chicago 
Bryan Johnson, assurance, Columbus
Jennifer Kalina, assurance, Chicago
Dan Kapala, forensic & valuation services, Southfield 
Derek Kaulfuss, transaction advisory services, Southfield 

Hiro Kishinaka, tax, Columbus 
Donny Lucaj, tax solutions group, Southfield 
Brendan MacKinnon, assurance, Chicago
Nick Maeder, assurance, Traverse City
Tori Manix*, Real Estate Investment Advisors, Southfield
Alejandro Rodriguez, global services, Monterrey
Lisa Roelofs, international tax, Auburn Hills
Brad Rummel, risk & accounting advisory services, Southfield
Dawn Sayn, community tax practice, Ann Arbor
Mark Scovera, risk & accounting advisory services, Southfield  

Kari Shea, assurance, Southfield 
Ken Stevens, risk & accounting advisory services, Chicago
Jon Strycharz, state & local tax, Southfield
Jamie Timoteo*, Plante Moran Living Forward, Chicago
Sharon Ulep, healthcare consulting, Southfield 
Corey VanDyke, assurance, Kalamazoo
Joe Vloedman, assurance, Grand Rapids

Founded in 1924, Plante Moran has more than 3,500 people across 20+ offices in Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, and Colorado, as well as international locations in Mexico, India, China, and Japan. The firm provides audit, tax, wealth management, and consulting services to mid-market clients across industries.

Plante Moran’s consulting division has offerings in strategy, supply chain and operations, transactions, restructuring, talent, technology consulting, data analytics, and cybersecurity.

The firm ranked 15th on Inside Public Accounting’s Top 500 Firms 2023, with net revenue of $1.01 billion.