Alan Panter, CPA, CGFM

CPAs & Business Consultants

Alan Panter is a Principal in the Auburn Hills office audit department. He is a member of the firm’s Government Services Group and Employee Benefits Group. Alan joined the firm in 2017 with more than 28 years of experience in providing audit and consulting services.


    • Audit and consulting for state and local government entities, education, and nonprofit organizations.
    • Single audit (2 CFR 200)
    • Employee benefit plan audits
    • Internal controls and procedures analysis

Professional Certifications and Education

    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
    • Michigan State University – B.A. in Accounting

Professional Membership

    • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
    • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)
    • Michigan Government Finance Officers Association (MGFOA)
    • Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO)
    • Macomb-St. Clair School Business Officials
    • Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce
    • Troy Chamber of Commerce


    • GASB Statement 84 Fiduciary Activities – developed and presented in-house and to government clients
    • Financial Management for Nonprofits
    • SAS 115 and Common Audit Findings – presented at MGFOA conference
    • GASB 54 Overview and Implementation Strategies – presented to Central Michigan School Business Officials
    • Career Fair and Interviewing Tips and Tricks – presented at Davenport University
    • Budgeting Basics, Preparing for an Audit, and Introduction to New Financial Management Guide – presented at Michigan Library Association Conference
    • Budgeting Basics – presented at Michigan Library Association Conference
    • Breaking Down the Audit – presented at Michigan Municipal Treasurer’s Association
    • GASB 84 – Planning Ahead for a Smooth Transition (two-part series) published in the firm’s Government Advisor eNewsletter
    • Public Library Financial Management Guide – written for Michigan Library Association of Michigan

Community Involvement

    • Greater Lansing Amateur Hockey Association, past managing director and coach
    • Fast Pitch Softball Club of Haslett, immediate past president and coach
    • Detroit Economic Club