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Plante Moran Names New Office Managing Partner for Firm’s Southfield Office

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., — November 27, 2012– Plante Moran, PLLC, one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, is pleased to announce that Sue Novak, CPA, has been appointed office managing partner of the firm’s Southfield office. With more than 600 staff members, it is the firm’s largest office.

Ms. Novak replaces Plante Moran Partner John Bebes, who served as Southfield’s office managing partner since 2005 and recently assumed leadership of Plante Moran’s firm-wide Not-for-Profit (NFP) practice. As Southfield Office Managing Partner, Ms. Novak will oversee the day to day administrative activities of the office. She will also continue as assurance partner and leader of Plante Moran’s benefit plan audit practice.

Ms. Novak began her career with Plante Moran more than 25 years ago. In addition to leading the benefit plan audit practice, a practice that includes audits of more than 1200 benefit plans annually, she has other significant client service experience in audit and tax engagements and consultations for non-profit organizations and religious congregations.

Ms. Novak is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, and Inforum and is a graduate of Leadership Oakland. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Oakland University and is a board member of Leadership Oakland.

About Plante Moran
Plante Moran ( is among the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, providing clients with tax, audit, risk management, financial, technology, business consulting and wealth management services. Plante Moran has a staff of more than 2,000 professionals in 22 offices throughout Michigan, Ohio and Illinois, with international offices in Shanghai, China; Monterrey, Mexico and Mumbai, India. Plante Moran has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country’s best places to work.

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