Rehmann Announces 19 Promotions in Southeast Michigan

TROY, Mich., January 14, 2021 – Rehmann, a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm, has announced it is celebrating the promotion of 19 associates throughout Southeast Michigan. Among them, four associates have been promoted to Principal positions.

The promotions include:
• Danielle Ambrozy – Detroit – Principal – Ambrozy is responsible for providing accounting and tax services to small to large health care practices. She specializes in implementing cloud-based accounting solutions and providing consulting services, including benchmarking, internal controls, and bookkeeping services
• Michelle Hodges Michelle Hodges – Detroit – Principal – Joining Rehmann in 2005, Hodges coordinates, performs and supervises accounting solutions, consulting, and assurance engagements. She serves clients in a variety of industries, with a focus on not-for-profit organizations and governmental entities
• Tony Licavoli – Troy – Principal – Licavoli joined Rehmann in 2015 and supervises tax engagements for clients in a multitude of industries. He sits on the firm’s tax reform subcommittee, helping to develop content and tools to assist advisors and educate clients on the technical aspects of new tax legislation
• Purvi Shah – Farmington Hills – Principal – Joining Rehmann in 2009, Shah is responsible for corporate and individual tax preparation and financial statements, with an emphasis in the health care industry. She also provides business management and consulting services to physicians
• Michael Cannon – Troy – Assurance Senior
• Carley Chrencik – Troy – Assurance Supervisor
• Gena Crichton – Troy – Senior Level MarCom Specialist
• Chris D’Agostino – Troy – Assurance Senior
• Melissa Furest – Troy – MarCom Manager
• Cody Goldsworthy – Detroit – Assurance In-Charge
• Josh Katkin – Detroit – Assurance Senior
• Norbert Klein – Farmington Hills – IT Senior Support Technician
• Anita Lee – Troy – Professional Support Senior
• Tangela Lucas – Detroit – Professional Support Manager
• Kayla McCarthy – Troy – Assurance Supervisor
• Sam Muehlenbeck – Detroit – Assurance Senior
• Shelby Oakes – Troy – Assurance Senior
• LaDeana Roach – Troy – Professional Support Senior
• Jonathan Sheena – Detroit – Advisory & Tax Senior

Rehmann and its associates deliver forward-thinking results to clients through the firm’s progressive service model, designed to provide satisfaction and confidence. It has grown to become one of the largest financial services and advisory firms in the country, with nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann’s associates are committed to working collaboratively to cultivate ideas, service and experience.

About Rehmann
Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm that provides accounting and assurance, comprehensive technology, accounting and human resource solutions, specialized consulting and wealth management services. For more than 75 years, Rehmann has provided forward-thinking solutions, making it our duty to anticipate our clients’ daily and future needs.
Rehmann has nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann is an independent member of Nexia International, offering clients a global approach. Find us online at rehmann.com.

Contact: Holly Shier
248.458.7923
holly.shier@rehmann.com

Rehmann’s Steven Gibson Recognized Nationally Among NAPA’s Top 100 Young Retirement Plan Advisors

Rehmann’s Steven Gibson Recognized Nationally Among NAPA’s Top 100 Young
Retirement Plan Advisors

TROY, Mich., January 12, 2021 – The National Association of Plan Advisors (NAPA) has named Rehmann’s Steven Gibson among the Top 100 Young Retirement Plan Advisors, an honor recognizing leaders in the retirement plan advisor industry.

“Steven serves all his clients with integrity, creating strategies that help them meet or exceed their financial goals,” said Ryan Sullivan, Managing Director of Wealth Management at Rehmann. “In addition to tremendous client work, Steven lends his creative thinking to the work we do across Rehmann and in the local community. We see nothing but continued leadership and top-notch results on the horizon for Steven.”

Joining Rehmann as a Principal in 2020, Gibson’s service areas include investment analysis and portfolio design, fiduciary due diligence support, retirement plan consulting, plan participant education and communication, plan design and implementation.

Gibson began his financial services career in 2008 and has consulted on a variety of different plans for corporations, not-for-profits and government entities. He has extensive knowledge of financial planning and the many facets of qualified and non-qualified retirement plans. Gibson is actively involved in professional organizations, including the Michigan Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems (MAPERS), Alliance Benefits Council of Detroit, CFA Institute and CFA Society of Detroit.

Established in 2014, this year’s NAPA list was drawn from nearly 700 nominations provided by NAPA Broker-Dealer/RIA firm partners and vetted by a blue-ribbon panel of senior advisor industry experts. The selected winners are chosen based on a combination of quantitative and qualitative data submitted by the nominees, as well as a broker-check review.

NAPA, an affiliate organization of the American Retirement Association, was created by and for retirement plan advisors. Membership includes retirement industry professionals who support the interests of plan advisors.

About Rehmann
Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm that provides accounting and assurance, comprehensive technology, accounting and human resource solutions, specialized consulting and wealth management services. For more than 75 years, Rehmann has provided forward-thinking solutions and made it a priority to anticipate our clients’ daily and future needs. Rehmann has nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann is an independent member of Nexia International, offering clients a global approach. Find us online at rehmann.com. Contact Steven today at steven.gibson@rehmann.com.

Securities offered through Rehmann Financial Network, LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Investment advisory services offered through Rehmann Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor.

Rehmann’s Chris Sing Recognized as a Distinguished Volunteer in Metro Detroit

Rehmann’s Chris Sing Recognized as a Distinguished Volunteer in Metro Detroit

TROY, Mich., December 10, 2020 – The Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) Metro Detroit chapter has recognized Rehmann’s Chris Sing as a distinguished volunteer for Detroit Public Television. AFP is a membership resource utilized by fundraising and nonprofit professionals throughout southeastern Michigan.

Sing joined the Detroit Public Television Board of Trustees in 2014 and has served as Treasurer of the Board and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee since 2018. During her six years on the board, Sing has led the development of multiple strategic plans and played a vital role in the organization’s COVID-19 planning and response.

“Chris is a dedicated leader on the team at Rehmann and has graciously volunteered her time in many ways. Our community continues to benefit from her passion and commitment to serving leading organizations in Metro Detroit,” said Randy Rupp, CEO of Rehmann.

Sing has 25 years of experience in public accounting at local and national firms, as well as executive experience in private industry. At Rehmann, Sing serves as a trusted advisor to her clients. Sing also leads the firm’s emerging companies and cannabis practice groups and is a former member of the firm’s board of directors.

About Rehmann
Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm that provides accounting and assurance, comprehensive technology, accounting and human resource solutions, specialized consulting and wealth management services. For more than 75 years, Rehmann has provided forward-thinking solutions and made it a priority to anticipate our clients’ daily and future needs. Rehmann has nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann is an independent member of Nexia International, offering clients a global approach. Find us online at rehmann.com.

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Rehmann’s Chris Sing Appointed Board Director of Ann Arbor SPARK

Rehmann’s Chris Sing Appointed Board Director of Ann Arbor SPARK

TROY, Mich., October 23, 2020 –Ann Arbor SPARK a non-profit that works with public, private, and academic partners to encourage and support business attraction, retention, and acceleration, has named Rehmann principal Chris Sing as board director. Sing has been an Ann Arbor SPARK executive committee member for over three years.

Ann Arbor SPARK focuses efforts on four innovation-driving industries: automotive and mobility; life sciences and healthcare; data and information; and technology. Its services include incubating and accelerating startups, showcasing vibrant communities to site selectors, and connecting job seekers with hopeful employers.

“To be innovative for the businesses and job seekers we serve, we rely on insights of experts who are inventive, creative and spirited,” said Paul Krutko, President and CEO, Ann Arbor SPARK. “Chris has been an invaluable asset to our executive committee for many years and we are thrilled to leverage her expertise in the role of board director.”

Sing has 25 years of experience in public accounting at local and national firms, as well as executive experience in private industry. At Rehmann, Sing serves as a close confidant and trusted advisor to her clients. Sing also leads the firm’s emerging companies and cannabis practice groups and is a former member of the firm’s board of directors.

“Chris has been a true asset and leader at Rehmann. Using those skills and channeling her passion for community involvement, I could not think of a better board director to serve the team at Ann Arbor SPARK,” said Randy Rupp, CEO of Rehmann.

About Rehmann
Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm that provides accounting and assurance, comprehensive technology, accounting and human resource solutions, specialized consulting and wealth management services. For more than 75 years, Rehmann has provided forward-thinking solutions and made it a priority to anticipate our clients’ daily and future needs. Rehmann has nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann is an independent member of Nexia International, offering clients a global approach. Find us online at rehmann.com.

Ann Arbor SPARK
Ann Arbor SPARK, a non-profit organization, is advancing the region by encouraging and supporting business attraction, retention, and acceleration. The organization identifies and meets the needs of businesses at every stage, from start-ups to large organizations. Ann Arbor SPARK collaborates with business, academic, government, and community investor partners. For more information, please call (734)-761-9317 or visit www.AnnArborUSA.org.
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Rehmann’s Victoria Mundinger Named One of MICPA’s Women to Watch

Rehmann’s Victoria Mundinger Named One of MICPA’s
Women to Watch

TROY, Mich., October 12, 2020 –The Michigan Association of CPAs (MICPA) has named Rehmann Senior Advisor Victoria Mundinger among its Women to Watch – Emerging Leaders. The award is part of MICPA’s yearly awards program, which highlights professionals in the industry across various categories. The Women to Watch – Emerging Leaders Award is presented to female CPAs who are seen as up-and-coming stars in their organizations.
At Rehmann, Mundinger serves as a firm-wide resource on international matters, helping clients navigate the complexities involved with conducting business globally. Working with inbound and outbound companies to support traditional tax and international transactions, Mundinger provides an essential service to the firm’s clients.
“Victoria is an outstanding advisor—not just at Rehmann, but in the profession overall,” said Stacie Kwaiser, chief operations officer at Rehmann. “From her participation on a variety of boards and organizations to her excellence in client interaction and internal teamwork, Victoria has truly set herself apart. We look forward to continuing to see her career evolve here at Rehmann.”
A team member at Rehmann since 2011, Mundinger has extensive experience working with individuals, including expats, on tax planning and compliance issues. A majority of Mundinger’s experience stems from her work in taxation for corporations and partnerships, including IC-DISC returns. In tandem with her work at Rehmann, Mundinger is also a member of the AICPA, MICPA, MICPA’s membership taskforce and a board member of the Michigan Accountancy Foundation.

To view the full list of this year’s award recipients visit: micpa.motowndigital.com/awards.

About Rehmann
Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm that provides accounting and assurance, comprehensive technology, accounting and human resource solutions, specialized consulting and wealth management services. For more than 75 years, Rehmann has provided forward-thinking solutions and made it a priority to anticipate our clients’ daily and future needs. Rehmann has nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann is an independent member of Nexia International, offering clients a global approach. Find us online at rehmann.com.

About the MICPA
The Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants is the leading statewide professional organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing the value of the CPA profession. Our more than 19,000 members work in business, education, government, and public accounting. Established in 1901, MICPA members serve as trusted advisors for businesses and individuals while embracing the highest standards of professional and ethical performance.

Rehmann Named One of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Rehmann Named One of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest
Companies to Work For®

TROY, Mich., Oct. 5, 2020 – Rehmann, a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm, has been named a Best and Brightest Company to Work For® in Metro Detroit for the 18th consecutive year. Selected companies are chosen based on their ability to distinguish themselves by having the most innovative and thoughtful human resources approaches.
“Our team of highly skilled associates is what sets Rehmann apart and helps us continue to adapt to a constantly evolving market,” said Katie Strehler, chief talent officer at Rehmann. “Empowering our associates’ purpose is a top priority at Rehmann, and this recognition is a direct reflection of that effort. Our promise to clients and associates has always been to provide business insights and solutions that help clients focus on what makes them extraordinary to maximize their potential.”

An independent research firm evaluates each company’s entry based on key measures in various categories. They include compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; strategic company performance and the best of the best small business, medium business and large business.

“Through the first half of 2020, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For have demonstrated leadership and forward thinking as they pivoted their business and workforce through COVID-19. As the conversation and focus has shifted, our Best and Brightest winning companies have also been a voice for important actions regarding Race. It is in these unique times, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For excel and share their knowledge with others,” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs.

Rehmann has nearly 900 associates across locations in Michigan, Ohio and Florida.

About Rehmann
Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm that provides accounting and assurance, comprehensive technology, accounting and human resource solutions, specialized consulting and wealth management services. For more than 75 years, Rehmann has provided forward-thinking solutions and made it a priority to anticipate our clients’ daily and future needs. Rehmann has nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann is an independent member of Nexia International, offering clients a global approach. Find us online at rehmann.com.

About the Brightest Companies to Work For®
Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of MichBusiness (formally Michigan Business and Professional Association) that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. It is presented annually in several markets including Atlanta, Boston, Charlette, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, Nashville, New York, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle, and Nationally. Nominations are now being accepted for 2021. Visit www.thebestandbrightest.com to obtain an application.

Rehmann Ranks Among Best and Brightest in Statewide, Wellness Categories

Contact: Holly Shier
248.458.7923
holly.shier@rehmann.com

Rehmann Ranks Among Best and Brightest in Statewide, Wellness Categories

TROY, Mich., Sep. 18, 2020 – Rehmann, a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm, ranked nationally among the 2020 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation and Best and Brightest Companies in Michigan for Wellness by The National Association for Business Resources. The recognition marks the third consecutive year Rehmann has earned the overall ranking and fourth consecutive year the firm achieved the wellness ranking.

“At Rehmann, we are committed to empowering purpose—among our clients and our associates,” said Katie Strehler, chief talent resources officer at Rehmann. “That begins with ensuring our team has access to the resources they need to succeed, comprehensive wellness programs and a supportive network of peers and leadership.”

The winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm that reviewed several key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. Companies were assessed through various categories, including compensation, benefits and employee solutions; employee enrichment, engagement and retention; employee education and development; recruitment, selection and orientation; employee achievement and recognition; communication and shared vision; diversity and inclusion; work-life balance; community initiatives; and strategic company performance.

The summer Best and Brightest National winners included 147 organizations across the country, out of 1,300 nominations.

“Through the first half of 2020, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For have demonstrated leadership and forward thinking as they pivoted their business and workforce through Covid-19. As the conversation and focus has shifted, our Best and Brightest winning companies have also been a voice for important actions regarding Race. It is in these unique times, the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For excel and share their knowledge with others” said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO, Best and Brightest Programs.

In wellness, companies were evaluated by an assessment created and administered by
SynBella, the nation’s leading wellness systems firm. Company entries are examined statistically
for quantitative and qualitative data. Each survey was scored on a point system based upon criteria
to benchmark and improve wellness program effectiveness. They include outcomes, analysis,
tracking, participation & incentives, benefits and programs, leadership, employee input, culture and
environment.

Rehmann has nearly 900 associates across locations in Michigan, Ohio and Florida.

About Rehmann
Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm that provides accounting and assurance, comprehensive technology, accounting and human resource solutions, specialized consulting and wealth management services. For more than 75 years, Rehmann has provided forward-thinking solutions and made it a priority to anticipate our clients’ daily and future needs. Rehmann has nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann is an independent member of Nexia International, offering clients a global approach. Find us online at rehmann.com.

About the Best and Brightest Programs
The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. There are numerous regional celebrations throughout the country such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Houston, Milwaukee, San Diego, San Francisco, Miami, New York, Charlotte, Denver, Seattle, Nashville, and Portland. Nominations are now being accepted for all programs. Visit thebestandbrightest.com to nominate your organization.

About the Best and Brightest in Wellness® Program
The Best and Brightest in Wellness®, a program of the National Association for Business Resources, celebrates those companies that are making their businesses flourish, the lives of their employees better and the community a healthier to place to live. The Best and Brightest program provides yearlong education, benchmarking, assessment tools and interaction amongst the best employers. Nominations are now being accepted for 2021 programs. Visit www.thebestandbrightest.com for more information.

Steven Gibson joins Rehmann as Principal in Ann Arbor

TROY, Mich., Sept. 15, 2020 – Rehmann, a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm, announced Steven Gibson has been hired as a Principal in its wealth management division at the firm’s Ann Arbor office.

“We are thrilled to have an industry leader like Steven join our wealth management team,” said Randy Rupp, CEO of Rehmann “With his extensive and innovative understanding of financial planning and retirement plans, we know Steven will be an asset to clients and advisors alike.”

In the position, Gibson will develop creative strategies to help clients work toward meeting their financial goals, integrating retirement plan design, consulting, administration and investment advisory services with overall business and financial plans. He will work with a cross-functional team to proactively guide each client, considering tax law and efficiencies, estate planning, and accounting needs.

Gibson’s service areas include investment analysis and portfolio design, fiduciary due diligence support, retirement plan consulting, plan participant education and communication, and plan design and implementation.

Gibson began his financial services career in 2008 and has consulted on a variety of different plans for corporations, not-for-profits and governments.

Gibson holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification, Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor (CPFA) and the Series 65 certification. He is actively involved in professional organizations, including the National Association of Plan Advisors, Michigan Association of Public Employee Retirement Systems, Alliance Benefits Council of Detroit, CFA Institute and CFA Society of Detroit. Gibson was recognized nationally as a NAPA top retirement plan advisor under 40 from 2017-2020.

An Eastern Michigan University graduate, Gibson holds a bachelor’s degree in economics.

About Rehmann
Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm that provides accounting and assurance, comprehensive technology, accounting and human resource solutions, specialized consulting and wealth management services. For more than 75 years, Rehmann has provided forward-thinking solutions and made it a priority to anticipate our clients’ daily and future needs. Rehmann has nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann is an independent member of Nexia International, offering clients a global approach. Find us online at rehmann.com.

Investment advisory services offered through Rehmann Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor.

Contact: Holly Shier
248.458.7923
holly.shier@rehmann.com

Rehmann Recognized Among Construction Executive’s Top 50 Accounting Firms

Rehmann, a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm, has been named one of Construction Executive’s (CE) Top 50 accounting firms for the second year in a row.

“The construction industry has been impacted significantly by COVID, and our advisors have continued to provide critical support and real-time solutions to clients in the industry,” said Bob Nagle, principal at Rehmann. “Rehmann has a solution to meet a wide variety of business needs, and we are honored to partner with a many leaders in the construction industry.”

CE developed The Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms ranking by asking hundreds of U.S. construction accounting firms to submit their 2019 revenues from construction practices, number of CPAs in construction practices, percentage of firm’s total revenues from construction practices and number of construction clients in 2019, among other data.

“Construction accounting firms play a vital role in helping construction companies make sound financial decisions, whether it’s business as usual or during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Lauren Pinch, editor-in-chief, CE. “This ranking highlights the leading firms in our industry and the people who help contractors financially plan for the short- and long-term to ensure their businesses and their workforce are resilient, profitable and successful.”

Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm with nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida, providing accounting and assurance, comprehensive technology, accounting and human resource solutions, specialized consulting and wealth management services to their clients.

Rehmann Announces 17 Promotions in Southeast Michigan

TROY, Mich., July 21, 2020 – Rehmann, a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm, is recognizing the hard work of team members—even amid uncertain times—by promoting 17 associates throughout Southeast Michigan. Among them, four associates have been promoted to senior manager positions. The promotions include:
• Ashley Dunworth – Senior Manager – Dunworth leads Rehmann’s southeast region construction group. Joining the firm in 2010, Dunworth works closely with business advisors and client management contacts to provide assurance and financial reporting services to businesses in the commercial, construction, and engineering industries.
• Becky Guenther – Senior Manager – Guenther develops and manages benefit plan design and administration, as well as well-being and recognition program strategy for Rehmann’s over 900 employees across Michigan, Florida and Ohio. Additionally, she leads the Firm’s associate engagement initiatives and is responsible for FMLA and disability leave administration.
• Sejla Kulaglic – Senior Manager – joining Rehmann in 2013, Kulaglic assists clients with inbound and outbound tax matters, and supervises and reviews complex flow-through, corporate, individual, trust, estate and international tax engagements
• Ryan Wichmann – Senior Manager –joined the firm in 2013, Wichmann provides tax and financial statement consulting and compliance services to businesses and individuals. He is actively involved in the firm’s Dealership Group.
• Richard Blanchard – Assurance In-Charge
• Abby Buchholz – Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
• Sabina Celo – Advisory & Tax Senior
• Jason Fedorinchik – Senior Analyst
• Alaina Gargano – Assurance In-Charge
• Shirley Gordon – Accounting Manager
• Josh Katkin – Assurance In-Charge
• Marissa Kautz – Advisory & Tax Manager
• Nancy Kukielka – Senior Administrative Assistant
• Simon Micakovic – Retirement Plan Advisor
• Sarah Nanni – Advisory & Tax Manager
• Patti Pensko – Assurance Senior
• Tyler Scarsella – Advisory & Tax Senior

Rehmann and its associates deliver forward-thinking results to clients with its progressive service model to provide satisfaction and confidence. It has grown to become one of the largest financial services and advisory firms, with nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann’s associates are committed to working collaboratively to cultivate ideas, service and experience.

About Rehmann
Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services and advisory firm that provides accounting and assurance, comprehensive technology, accounting and human resource solutions, specialized consulting and wealth management services. For more than 75 years, Rehmann has provided forward-thinking solutions, making it our duty to anticipate our clients’ daily and future needs. Rehmann has nearly 900 associates in Michigan, Ohio and Florida. Rehmann is an independent member of Nexia International, offering clients a global approach. Find us online at rehmann.com.

Contact: Holly Shier
248.458.7923
holly.shier@rehmann.com