TROY, MICH. – Sept. 4, 2013 – Bringing more than 16 years of experience, Brian Basil, joins Doeren Mayhew’s Troy office as a director in our investment banking practice.

Drawing upon his diverse private and public sector experience, Basil, an M&A advisor, will guide Doeren Mayhew’s Midwest clients through complex mergers and acquisitions to deliver maximum value to each transaction.

“We are excited to have Brian as part of the Doeren Mayhew team,” said Mark Crawford, CPA, managing shareholder. “Deepening our service offerings to clients is a main goal of the firm. With this in mind, we anticipate that in the near future the firm will continue to enhance our merger and acquisition practice, in which Brian will play an instrumental role.”

A licensed series 7, 63 and 24 investment advisor, Basil is often relied on to identify buyers for sellers, structure transactions, put debt and equity securities into place, complete restructurings and guide clients through the unique dynamics of an M&A transaction to help achieve growth or exit goals.

Basil earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Michigan State University, as well as Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctorate degrees from Wayne State University.

Prior to joining the firm, Basil served as an M&A advisor and national practice co-leader of Grant Thornton LLP’s Investment Banking Practice, where he focused on providing investment banking and corporate finance services to a variety of industries.

About Doeren Mayhew

Founded in 1932, Doeren Mayhew is a leading group of CPAs and trusted advisors who go beyond traditional accounting to help mid-sized businesses grow and prosper. The firm’s CPAs and advisors serve industries such as manufacturing, construction, energy, financial institutions, service, retail/restaurant, wholesalers/distribution with a full range of accounting, audit, tax, merger and acquisition, and business advisory services. Combining a deeply rooted history with a progressive mindset, the firm offers insight into the business, oversight to ensure best practices and foresight for what’s ahead. Doeren Mayhew is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited. Please visit for more information.