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Carol A. Patridge, CPA

Kalamazoo

Carol A. Patridge is the Managing Principal of the Kalamazoo office. She is a member of the firm's Construction Services and Estate Planning Groups. Carol previously served on Yeo & Yeo's Board of Directors. Carol joined Yeo & Yeo in 1988.

Expertise

  • Construction Industry
  • Governmental Units
  • Not-for-profit Organizations
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax Planning and Preparation for individuals and corporations
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits

Professional Certifications and Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certificate in Estate Planning from the MACPA Surgent and Associates
  • Western Michigan University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Professional Membership

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Builders Exchange – Treasurer
  • Construction Industry CPAs/Consultants Association
  • Home Builders Association of Western Michigan
  • Michigan Association of CPAs
  • Michigan Association of CPAs Construction Task Force
  • Michigan School Business Officials
  • National Association of Women in Construction, Secretary
  • Southwest Chapter of Michigan Association of CPAs, past President
  • Toastmasters International Strictly Speaking Club, Vice President

Publications/Seminars

  • Conducted seminars on retirement and estate planning, year-end tax filing requirements, tax updates and small business filing requirements
  • Presentation at MACPA Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference: Audits of School Districts, May 17, 2007
  • Presentations at Southwest Michigan School Business Officials' conferences: GASB 54, March 2010; Nuts and Bolts of Agency Funds, March 2009
  • Presentation at MACPA Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference: School District 101, April and May 2011
  • Basics of Single Audits: April 2012, May 2012

Community Involvement

  • Singing Sands Girl Scout Council, past Troop Leader
  • Mattawan High School Grad Bash
  • Hospital Hospitality House, Treasurer             
  • Kalamazoo Nature Center, past Treasurer
  • Mattawan Lions, Volunteer
  • Miss Mattawan Scholarship Program
  • Western Michigan University - Department of Accountancy Advisory Council             

Awards

  • 2011 ATHENA International Award recipient (Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce)
  • National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) chapter’s 4-Most Member award