Doeren Mayhew, a CPA and advisory firm with locations in Florida, Michigan, North Carolina and Texas, has announced the promotions of five of its managers and directors. Effective Jan. 1, 2016, Patricia Garcia, CPA; George Grzywacz, CPA, JD; Matthew Gurwin, MBA and Jack Tracy, CPA will join the ranks of nearly 50 other firm shareholders.

In their new leadership roles, each individual will take on added responsibilities within their area of expertise to provide engagement oversight.

Specializing in financial statement, employee benefit plan and governmental audits, Garcia brings more than 10 years’ experience to the firm’s Houston office. Her knowledge and expertise span across a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, non-profit and governmental, distribution and more.  Her experience and exposure to a wide variety of clients and industries has enabled her to become a trusted advisor with a broad base of knowledge.

Garnering more than 15 years of public and private tax experience, Grzywacz assists a wide variety of clients with their individual and business tax needs. With a specialized focus in performing domestic, cross-border and complex corporate tax services, he uses his in-depth knowledge and expertise to deliver insight to clients on all their tax matters.

Since joining the firm in 2012, Gurwin has lead and helped execute the firm’s development and overall strategic growth plan, earning him a spot among firm shareholders. Drawing upon more than 15 years’ experience, he collaborates with the firm’s professionals across all industry and technical disciplines to develop and nurture relationships with existing and potential clients, as well as the external professional community that serves them.

As a 10-year veteran of Doeren Mayhew’s Financial Institutions Group, Tracy focuses his efforts on assisting credit unions, community banks, CUSOs and mortgage servicers. Specializing in audit and assurance services, Tracy provides valuable insight into financial institutions’ financial and operational positions.