Yeo & Yeo Announces New Board Members
Yeo & Yeo, a leading Michigan CPA and advisory firm, announces the election of Jamie Rivette, CPA, CGFM, and the re-election of David Jewell, CPA, to Yeo & Yeo’s board of directors, effective January 1, 2023.
“It’s a privilege to have such talented and accomplished leaders who are committed to our firm’s people, clients and communities,” says Dave Youngstrom, President & CEO. “I look forward to serving with each of them in the coming year as the firm celebrates its hundredth anniversary.”
Jamie Rivette, CPA, CGFM, is a principal based in Yeo & Yeo’s Saginaw office and leads the firm’s Assurance Service Line. Holding the Certified Government Financial Manager accreditation, Rivette is highly knowledgeable in governmental accounting, auditing, financial reporting, internal controls and budgeting. As assurance service line leader, Rivette is responsible for the quality management and growth of Yeo & Yeo’s firm-wide audit and assurance practice. She serves on the Accounting and Auditing Standards Committee for the Michigan Government Finance Officers Association. In the community, she is treasurer of the Hemlock School Board of Education and a member of the Junior League Community Advisory Board.
David Jewell, CPA, will serve his second two-year term. Jewell is the Managing Principal of Yeo & Yeo’s Kalamazoo office and leader of the firm’s Tax Service Line and Tax Advisory Group. In this role, Jewell develops strategy and manages growth of the firm’s tax practice, workforce and capabilities. His areas of expertise include tax planning and preparation, business succession planning and business consulting services. He joined Yeo & Yeo in 2008 and has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting. In the community, Jewell serves on the board of directors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo and the Portage Community Center.
Jacob Sopczynski, CPA, principal in Yeo & Yeo’s Flint office, and Michael Georges, CPA, principal in the Ann Arbor office, will serve the second year of their two-year terms on the board.
The firm thanks outgoing board member Tammy Moncrief, CPA, for her outstanding service and leadership. Moncrief is Managing Principal of Yeo & Yeo’s Auburn Hills office and served six years on the firm’s board.
“I especially want to thank Tammy Moncrief for her service on the board,” Youngstrom said. “Tammy’s insight is invaluable. She contributed greatly to the success of the entire firm as a board member and will continue to be a valuable leader and mentor for many of our professionals.”Preview