Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants is pleased to announce that Marisa Ahrens, CPA, Michael Evrard, CPA, Jessica Rolfe, CPA, and Jennifer Tobias, CPA, have been promoted to principal.
Dave Youngstrom, President & CEO, says, Our four new principals are talented individuals who are committed to helping Yeo & Yeo’s clients and young professionals succeed. They are strong leaders, serving clients in their respective industries with energy and enthusiasm. We are proud to welcome Marisa, Michael, Jessica and Jennifer to the principal group.”
Marisa Ahrens leads the firm’s Employee Benefit Plan Audit Services Group. She specializes in employee benefit plan audits and advisory services, including 401(k) and 403(b) plan audits, defined benefit plan audits, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) audits, internal controls, and efficiency consulting. She is based in the firm’s Saginaw office. Ahrens has more than 13 years of experience providing audits for nonprofits, healthcare organizations and for-profit companies. In the community, she serves as treasurer of the Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum and as board secretary for the Yeo & Yeo Foundation.
Michael Evrard is a member of the firm’s Nonprofit Services Group, the Audit Services Group and the Education Services Group. He joined Yeo & Yeo in 2010 and is based in the firm’s Kalamazoo office. He assisted in the development of the firm’s award-winning YeoLEAN audit process and provides audit services for school districts, construction companies and nonprofit organizations. Evrard is a frequent contributor to Yeo & Yeo’s blog and the firm’s Nonprofit Advisor eNewsletter. He holds the AICPA Advanced Single Audit Certification and is a Leadership Genesee graduate.
Jessica Rolfe leads the firm’s Nonprofit Services Group and is a member of the Audit Services Group and Education Services Group. She specializes in audits for government entities, school districts, nonprofit organizations and healthcare organizations. She joined the firm in 2009 and is based in the firm’s Saginaw office. In the community, Rolfe serves as treasurer of the Tri-County Community Adjudication Program and volunteers as an allocation panel member for United Way of Midland County. She is a frequent contributor to Yeo & Yeo’s blog and is a presenter for Yeo & Yeo’s nonprofit board trainings.
Jennifer Tobias leads the firm’s Construction Services Group, is co-leader of the Death Care Services Group and is a member of the Agribusiness Services Group. She joined Yeo & Yeo in 2006 and is based in the firm’s Kalamazoo office. Her areas of expertise include agribusiness taxation and credits, and examination and preparation of Prepaid Funeral and Cemetery Sales Act annual reports. In the community, Tobias serves as the Barry County Small Animal Sale Committee treasurer and 4-H Advisory Council co-treasurer. She is a graduate of the Upstream Academy’s three-year leadership development program, the Emerging Leaders Academy.