Doeren Mayhew, a Michigan-based certified public accounting and advisory firm ranked among the nation’s top accounting firms, has announced the promotion of five of its managers within its headquarters in Troy, Mich. Effective Jan. 1, 2014, Terry Dykhouse, Dawn Jasinski, Jason LeRoy, Aaron Partridge and David Ritter will join nearly 50 other shareholders in the firm.

Terry Dykhouse, CPA, MST focuses on providing tax advisory services to individuals and mid-sized businesses. Since joining the firm in 2003 he has specialized in assisting construction contractors, manufacturers, service companies and property management firms with all their individual, corporate, partnership and trust tax returns. Dykhouse holds a Master of Science in Taxation from Walsh College and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.

Dawn Jasinski, CPA has provided risk-based audit and assurance services to clients since joining the firm in 2000.  She works with the firm’s largest clients in the service, construction, manufacturing, retail and distribution sectors. Jasinski’s versatile accounting experience enables her to additionally dedicate her time to providing highly specialized business advisory services, as well as complete successful audits, reviews and compilations for clients. She also co-leads the employee benefit plan group, managing 401(k), profit sharing and defined benefit pension plan audits with aggregate investments exceeding $1.5 billion in assets.  Dawn serves on the firm’s women’s initiative committee and has earned a Bachelor of Accountancy from Walsh College.

Jason LeRoy, ASA, CVA joined the firm’s valuation and litigation support group in 2011. His practice focuses on providing business valuations for purposes of litigation, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting and condemnation.  LeRoy helps clients understand the true value of their business and make decisions that are more informed, logical and strategic.  He also specializes in providing consulting and expert witness services relating to family law matters, lost wage claims, commercial damages and forensic accounting issues.  LeRoy holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Finance from Michigan State University, an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation.

Aaron Partridge, CPA specializes in providing audit and assurance services to contractors, manufacturers, service companies, healthcare providers and retailors. With a special focus on the construction industry for the last 15 years, Partridge serves on the firm’s construction committee and is a member of several contractor associations.  Additionally, Partridge has guided numerous clients through the merger and acquisition process, provided financial due diligence for projects and assisted corporations through complex restructurings. He is a frequently sought-after speaker on accounting and auditing issues for various industry and technical associations. Partridge earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Central Michigan University.

David Ritter, CVA, MBA is a leader in the firm’s strategic advisory practice focusing on providing merger and acquisition advisory, business valuation and strategic planning services to help domestic and international businesses move quickly toward their goals. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation.

If you would like to contact Doeren Mayhew’s new Michigan CPAs and business advisor shareholders, please call 248.244.3000.