DeVries succeeds Mark Perry, CPA, who has served as the managing principal of the Lansing office for more than 18 years, since 2003. While Perry is stepping down as office managing principal, he will remain an active member of the principal group helping to mentor and foster future leadership. He will continue to dedicate his time and expertise in providing audit, accounting and tax services for the firm’s real estate, nonprofit and government clients.
“I am grateful for Mark’s continued dedication to the firm and excited for Brad to lead the Lansing office as managing principal,” said president & CEO Thomas Hollerback. “Brad is a talented professional and a strong leader who is committed to helping Yeo & Yeo’s clients succeed.”
In his new role, DeVries is responsible for the day-to-day operations at Yeo & Yeo’s Lansing office, including office growth, personnel and client care. His expertise spans audit, consulting and tax services for nonprofit organizations, affordable housing agencies, trade associations and real estate entities. He is a member of the firm’s Nonprofit, Audit and Real Estate Services Groups. As a Certified Association Executive, DeVries provides clients with in-depth expertise in nonprofit and association management.
DeVries joined Yeo & Yeo in 2005 and was named principal in 2019. He is a member of the Michigan Society of Association Executives and the Michigan Nonprofit Association. He has authored numerous articles and presented at several conferences, including, most recently, the 2021 Michigan Society of Association Executives’ Operations Conference. He is a graduate of Leadership Lansing.