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Kevin Patterson

Assurance Market Leader


Executive Summary

Kevin has 17 years of public accounting experience serving publicly traded and privately held manufacturing, distribution and insurance clients. He has worked extensively with both private equity owned and publicly traded automotive manufacturers and automotive suppliers including from both an acquisition and divestiture perspective. Specifically, Kevin worked on a $1 billion publicly traded school bus manufacturer headquartered in Macon, Georgia and a $1 billion private equity owned global automotive supplier headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. Kevin has taken an active role in helping clients to prepare for and implement streamlined approaches to implementing new GAAP guidance. Kevin has significant experience in the following:

  • Supervision and management of audit engagements
  • Review of intricate consolidated financial statements
  • Research and review of complex accounting topics
  • Communication of deliverables to board members, owners and management
  • Assessment and documentation of internal controls

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) of Western Michigan
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)

  • M.S.A., Accounting, Grand Valley State University
  • B.A., Accounting, Grand Valley State University (magna cum laude)

  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Board of Directors
  • Accounting Aid Society, Board of Directors
  • Wayne State University, Accounting Advisory Board Member
  • Grand Valley State University, School of Accounting Advisory Board
  • Grand Rapids Business Journal, 2018 and 2017 40 Under 40
  • Leadership Detroit, Class 42 Graduate
  • Leadership Grand Rapids, Class of 2014 Graduate