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Ali Barnes, CPA, CGFM

Managing Principal

CPAs & Advisors

Ali Barnes is the Managing Principal of the Alma office. She joined Yeo & Yeo in 2007. She leads the firm’s Assurance Technical Team and is a member of the firm’s Quality Assurance Committee, Government Services Group and Pension Services Group.


    • Assurance services, with an emphasis on government entities, school districts, for-profit organizations and employee retirement benefit plans.
    • Audits under government auditing standards
    • Single audits and audits under 2 CFR 200

Professional Certifications and Education

    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
    • Saginaw Valley State University, Bachelor of Professional Accountancy

Professional Membership

    • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
    • Michigan Government Finance Officers Association – Standards Committee and Board of Directors
    • Michigan Municipal Treasurers Association
    • Michigan School Business Officials
    • GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program – Special Review Committee


Community Involvement

    • Gratiot County Community Foundation – vice president and finance committee member
    • Alma Police Athletic League – board treasurer
    • Junior Achievement classroom volunteer
    • Alma Kiwanis – former member