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Charles A. Hawes, CPA


Charles A. Hawes, CPA
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Partner Emeritus

Charles A. Hawes joined Yeo & Yeo in 2004 and retired in 2015 with over 30 years of public accounting experience.


  • Accounting, audit and assurance services for profit, not-for-profit, trade associations, insurance companies and self-insured funds
  • Quality control and peer review for audit services
  • Business valuation, litigation support and forensic audits
  • Cash management, budgeting, financial forecasting, and strategic management

Professional Certifications and Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Northern Michigan University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Professional Membership

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Michigan Association of CPAs
  • Michigan Society of Association Executives
  • Michigan Nonprofit Association
  • Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce


  • Presenter at educational forums, symposiums and trade association meetings on topics including forensic accounting, financial statement analysis, pricing, and self-insured accounting issues.
  • Authored several published articles in trade association magazines
  • Provided testimony to legislature during process of adopting certain changes to administrative rules governing workers’ compensation funds.

Community Involvement

  • Northern Michigan University Alumni Association, Chairperson of the Financial Oversight Committee and Board Member
  • Northern Michigan University Development Fund, Board of Directors
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan, Board Treasurer 
  • City of Lansing Common Ground Music Festival, Volunteer


  • United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan's President's Award for Outstanding Service, 2008