Our People

Michael J. Oliphant, CPA, CVA, CFE


Michael Oliphant is a Principal in the Kalamazoo office. He is a member of the firm's Business Valuation and Litigation Support team, and former member of Yeo & Yeo's Career Advocacy team. He joined the firm in 1993.


  • Business consulting, financial reporting, and tax planning and preparation with an emphasis in the construction, manufacturing, retail and professional services sectors
  • Business valuation
  • Litigation support
  • Forensic accounting 
  • Fraud investigation
  • Qualified expert witness
  • Accounting software consulting services (member QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program)

Professional Certifications and Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst through the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Western Michigan University, Bachelors in Accounting
  • Western Michigan University, Masters in Finance

Professional Membership

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Michigan Association of CPAs
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Home Builders Association of Western Michigan
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


  • Published articles in various construction industry trade publications
  • QuickBooks to Advance Your Business seminar – presenter and expert panel
  • Annual Federal and State Tax Updates presented to various Home Builders Associations
  • Presented valuation and litigation support topics to various groups
  • Published article in the firm’s litigation/business valuation newsletter, The Advocate, and various bar association newsletters

Community Involvement

  • Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity, treasurer
  • Rotary Club of Kalamazoo, former treasurer
  • Leadership Kalamazoo Alumnus