Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants is pleased to announce that Zaher Basha, CPA, CMAA, was recently honored with the most prestigious award bestowed by the firm, the Spirit of Yeo award. The Spirit of Yeo award recognizes an individual within the firm who exemplifies the attributes of the organization’s mission and core values.
“Zaher is an exceptionally strong leader,” said President & CEO Thomas Hollerback. “He is an effective mentor for other professionals in the firm, always showing an interest in what they want in their careers and helping them take the proper steps to achieve their goals. He has been instrumental in training and developing staff in the firm’s Auburn Hills office.”
Basha is a manager in the Auburn Hills office and serves in the tax service line, specializing in tax planning. He is also a member of the firm’s Healthcare Services Group and the Business Valuation and Litigation Support Services Group. He is a Certified Merger and Acquisition Advisor.
Basha received multiple nominations for the Spirit of Yeo award. One of his nominators said, “Zaher was an integral part of the software conversion team this year that spearheaded the firm’s largest improvement and investment in technology ever. He is a thought leader and wants to continuously ensure we stay on the leading edge of technology and how we will deliver services to our clients in the future.” Another nominator said, “Zaher is intrinsically motivated to do the highest level of work for the firm and holds himself personally and professionally to an extremely high standard.” Another nominator said, “He is a caring person who is always willing to help, no matter how busy he is, with patience and a smile.”
Basha is a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants’ Healthcare Task Force, the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce and the Troy Chamber of Commerce. In the community, he serves as treasurer of the Foundation for Justice & Development and the Syrian American Rescue Network. He also volunteers for Women for Humanity and The Syria Institute and participates in Making Strides Against Cancer walks annually.
2019 marked the sixth year of the award with Yeo & Yeo employees submitting 41 nominations.