Yeo & Yeo, a leading Michigan advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Kellen Riker, CPA, and Steven Treece, CPA, were recently named recipients of the 2022 Flint & Genesee Group’s 40 Under 40 award. The program recognizes individuals under age 40 who are exceptional leaders in their companies and communities.
“40 Under 40 recognizes rising professionals, entrepreneurs and influencers who are helping to shape the future of Genesee County,” said Flint & Genesee Group CEO Tim Herman. “The honorees represent a new generation of talented professionals who are working diligently to help make Flint & Genesee a great place to live, work and play.”
Kellen Riker is a senior accountant and a member of the firm’s Government Services Group. His areas of expertise include audits for governments, school districts, nonprofits and for-profit organizations. He serves as the Yeo & Yeo Foundation grant committee representative for the firm’s Flint office. Riker holds a Master of Business Administration in finance from the University of Michigan – Flint.
“Kellen has shown tremendous growth and leadership throughout his career at Yeo & Yeo,” said Jennifer Watkins, CPA, principal. “He is dedicated to the community. Serving as a member of the firm’s Foundation office grant committee, he has helped members of the Flint office give back to Voices for Children, Quality Living Systems, the YMCA of Greater Flint and other organizations. He is well deserving of the 40 Under 40 recognition and should be proud of all he has accomplished as a young professional.”
Steven Treece is a senior manager and a member of the firm’s Agribusiness Services Group. His areas of expertise include tax planning and preparation, payroll tax consulting and business advisory services. As a mentor, Treece hosts the firm’s internal monthly podcast, where he helps staff build their client service skills. Treece holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Michigan. Passionate about supporting the community, Treece serves on the board of the Rotary Club of Burton and volunteers for the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and the Genesee County Habitat for Humanity.
“Steven’s inclusion in the 40 Under 40 is a tribute to his dedication to client service,” said Becky Millsap, CPA, managing principal of the Flint office. “He enjoys working with clients to help them solve complex issues, and he has been a great leader and mentor. He was recently promoted to senior manager, and I am excited to see how he will continue to grow and support the firm and the community.”