Ahrens specializes in employee benefit plan audits and advisory services, including defined contributions, 401(k) and 403(b) plan audits, defined benefit plan audits, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) audits, internal controls, and efficiency consulting. Ahrens is a Senior Manager based in Yeo & Yeo’s Saginaw office. She has more than 12 years of experience providing audits for nonprofits, healthcare organizations and for-profit companies, with specialized training and expertise in employee benefit plan audits.
“We are excited to have Marisa as the leader of our Employee Benefit Plan Audit Services Group,” said Principal and assurance service line leader Dave Youngstrom. “She is an experienced employee benefit plan auditor with deep expertise in the requirements of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Department of Labor, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and IRS. She has a strong dedication to serving our clients and is an outstanding mentor to members of the team.”
Ahrens is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is the treasurer for the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum and past treasurer for the Saginaw County Business & Education Partnership. She also coaches youth soccer in the Frankenmuth community.
Yeo & Yeo is a select member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, a membership center for eligible CPA firms that perform quality employee benefit plan audits.