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Amy Buben, CPA, CFE

CPAs & Business Consultants

Amy Buben is a Principal in the Consulting Service Line. Amy leads the firm’s Manufacturing Services Group, and is a member of the Tax Services Group and the Business Valuation & Litigation Support Services Group. She previously worked as a Controller for a Michigan manufacturer. Amy joined Yeo & Yeo in 2006 and is based in Yeo & Yeo’s Saginaw office.

Expertise

    • Business consulting for management, financial reporting and tax issues with a strong focus on manufacturers, auto dealers, retail and wholesale sectors
    • More than 25 years of experience working with manufacturers
    • Fraud investigation and prevention
    • Accounting structures and internal control analysis
    • Consulting on QuickBooks, Sage and other accounting software packages

Professional Certifications and Education

    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
    • Saginaw Valley State University – B.B.A. (2000)
    • Rapport Leadership International – Master Graduate Degree, JFDI Leadership Training

Professional Membership

    • Michigan Association of CPAs
    • American Institute of CPAs
    • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
    • Women in Leadership Great Lakes Bay, past President
    • Michigan Manufacturers Association
    • Michigan Manufacturers Association Tax Policy Committee
    • Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce

Publications/Seminars

    • Look Out for These Five Fraud Perpetrators, April 2019
    • Can Your Human Firewall Stop a Cyber Attack? published in MiMfg. Magazine, July 2018
    • Statewide Manufacturing Forum to Address Emerging Critical Issues
    • Shielding Michigan Manufacturers Against Cybercrime: Evaluating Phishing Vulnerability presented at the Manufacturing Forum, May 2018
    • How to Prevent Fraud in the Family Business presented for The Stevens Center for Family Business, March 2018 
    • Spotlight on Fraud in Manufacturing – MiMfg Magazine, June 2017
    • Fraud and Internal Controls presented for Great Lakes Bay Manufacturers Association members, February 2017
    • How Will New Revenue Recognition Change My World? presented for the MICPA, September 2016 
    • Fraud Risks and Why Internal Controls are Important
    • The Basics of Fraud presented in October 2015 and 2014 to Saginaw Valley State University students
    • The Basics of Fraud presented in October 2011 to both Northwood University and Central Michigan University students
    • Fraud and Internal Controls presented in October 2014 to Yeo & Yeo staff
    • Partnership Taxation presented in February 2013 to Yeo & Yeo staff
    • Variable Interest Entities presented in September 2011 to Yeo & Yeo staff
    • Mentoring: More Than Just Setting Goals presented in January 2009 to Yeo & Yeo staff

Community Involvement

    • Covenant Healthcare Foundation, board member
    • Great Lakes Bay Manufacturers Association, former treasurer
    • Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce, Ambassador Alumni 
    • Junior Achievement of Northeast Michigan – volunteer and past board member 
    • 1000 Leaders program participant 
    • Leadership Saginaw Class of 2011 

Awards

    • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants’ Women to Watch Emerging Leader award – September 2014
    • 1st State Bank RUBY Award, March 2018