Our People

Amy R. Buben, CPA, CFE


Amy Buben is a Principal in the business management advisory services department of the Saginaw office. 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.


  • Business consulting for management, financial reporting and tax issues with a strong focus on manufacturers, auto dealers, retail and wholesale sectors
  • Over 20 years of experience working with manufacturers
  • Fraud investigation and prevention
  • Accounting structures and internal control analysis
  • Consulting on QuickBooks, Peachtree 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, Vice Chair
  • Michigan Manufacturers Association
  • Michigan Manufacturers Association Tax Policy Committee
  • Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce
  • The Leading Edge Alliance Automotive SIG
  • The Leading Edge Alliance Manufacturing SIG


  • Can Your Human Firewall Stop a Cyber Attack? published in MiMfg. Magazine, July 2018
  • 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, 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 


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