Plante Moran Announces New Firm Management Team

Southfield, Mich.-based Plante Moran (FY16 net revenue of $480.7 million) has announced that six partners have been selected by MP-elect Jim Proppe to serve on the firm’s management team – the group of partners responsible for working with the managing partner to lead the firm.

Following are the new appointments, effective July 1, 2017:

Frank Audia, who continues as group MP, assurance and tax services, and also becomes Plante Moran’s chief risk officer.

Beth Bialy, who continues as Plante Moran’s government industry group leader and will become group MP, nonprofit and public sector industries. Here she’ll lead client service, growth and people development for the firm’s education, government and nonprofit industries.

Dennis Graham, who leads Plante Moran’s private equity industry group and transaction advisory services practice. He becomes group MP, management consulting services. This includes leading the following practices: cybersecurity, financial support services, enterprise risk services, forensic valuation services, transaction advisory services, talent and organizational development, strategy and operations, global services, information technology consulting and client accounting services.

Chris McCoy, now director of Plante Moran’s human resources department, McCoy will lead human resources, technology and internal accounting as group MP, firm administration.

Teresa Pollock, now Auburn Hills OMP, will assume the role of group MP, offices. In this role, she’ll lead the OMPs in the management and operation of the firm’s 23 office locations throughout Illinois, Michigan and Ohio.

Brad Virkus, now Plante Moran’s real estate and construction industry group leader, will assume the role of group MP, commercial industries. He’ll lead client service, growth and people development for the firm’s construction and real estate, financial services, health care, manufacturing and distribution, service companies and wealth management practice areas.

“It’s a forward-thinking group, each offering unique skills, deep knowledge of the firm and diversity of thought, sure to challenge me and one another,” Proppe says. His term as MP begins July 1, as Gordon Krater ends eight years as MP.