Our People

Alan D. Panter, CPA

Auburn Hills

Alan D. 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)
  • 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