Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants is pleased to announce that Jamie Rivette, CPA, CGFM, will lead the firm’s Assurance Service Line, Taylor Diener, CPA, will lead the Education Services Group and Jennifer Tobias, CPA, will lead the Construction Services Group.
“We are excited that these talented professionals will lead our firm’s service line and teams,” said Dave Youngstrom, President & CEO. “They are all experienced professionals with tremendous leadership qualities who have shown a strong dedication to serving our clients.”
Jamie Rivette brings over 20 years of audit expertise to Yeo & Yeo. She is a Principal based in Yeo & Yeo’s Saginaw office and also leads the firm’s Government Services Group. 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 will be responsible for the quality management and growth of Yeo & Yeo’s firm-wide audit and assurance practice.
Rivette 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.
Taylor Diener is a Senior Manager specializing in audits for school districts, nonprofits and for-profit businesses. She is a member of Michigan School Business Officials (MSBO) and has presented at MSBO annual conferences. She is based in the firm’s Saginaw office. Diener is also a frequent contributor to the Yeo & Yeo blog, providing audit and compliance insights for school districts and nonprofit organizations. In the community, she serves as treasurer of the PartnerShift Network.
Jennifer Tobias is a Principal in the Kalamazoo office. Her areas of expertise include tax planning and preparation, state and local tax research, agribusiness taxation and credits, and preparation of Prepaid Cemetery and Funeral Home Sales Act annual reports. She is a member of the HBA of West Michigan, the Construction Financial Management Association, the Michigan Funeral Directors Association’s Suppliers Sales Club and the Farm Financial Standards Council. In the community, Tobias serves as the 4-H Advisory Council co-treasurer and the Small Animal Sale clerk and committee treasurer for Barry County. She also volunteers for the Western Michigan Home Builders’ Charity Truck Pull and Home Expo.