Clayton & McKervey again included on Inside Public Accounting’s list of 300 largest firms

Clayton & McKervey, an international certified public accounting and business advisory firm located in metro Detroit, is pleased to announce it has again landed on the list of the 300 largest public accounting firms in the nation as noted by Inside Public Accounting, a leading accounting trade publication.

“We are always pleased to be included on a list that represents firms who are in growth mode and expanding to meet the needs of their clients,” Rob Dutkiewicz, CPA, President of Clayton & McKervey, said.

With 75 staff members, Clayton & McKervey focuses on growth-driven, middle-market companies. Possessing an entrepreneurial mindset, many Clayton & McKervey clients compete in the global marketplace, whether they are based in the U.S. or abroad.

Now in its 27th year, the IPA 100 is a list of the 100 largest public accounting firms beginning with the Big 4 and including rankings and analysis of 96 national, regional and local firms, with the IPA No. 100 firm reporting net revenues of $37.2 million. IPA also lists firms from Nos. 101 to 300, with the No. 300 firm reporting revenues at $10 million. The rankings and accompanying analysis paint a comprehensive picture of the state of the profession.

About Inside Public Accounting
INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), founded in 1987, is published by The Platt Group, which publishes both the INSIDE Public Accounting newsletter and the National Benchmarking Report, along with other key reports on the profession. Formerly known as Bowman’s Accounting Report, accounting leaders have turned to Inside Public Accounting since 1987 to advance their firms and achieve results. Learn more at

About Clayton & McKervey
Clayton & McKervey is a full-service CPA firm helping middle-market entrepreneurial companies compete in the global marketplace. The firm is headquartered in metro Detroit and services clients throughout the world. To learn more, visit


Plante Moran Global Services to Host U.S. – Mexico Chamber of Commerce Spring Executive Briefing

Southfield, MI – March 13, 2013 – Plante Moran, one of the nation’s largest public accounting and business advisory firms, announces the Plante Moran Global Services team will present the U.S.–Mexico Chamber of Commerce Spring Executive Briefing on Thursday, March 21 at the Westin Southfield Detroit.

“Mexico is going through a profound transformation in its manufacturing capacity, technology level, economic and social development. It is rapidly becoming a key player in North American manufacturing and competitiveness,” said Scott Sneckenberger, a partner with Plante Moran Global Services. “The U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce and Plante Moran are pleased to invite business owners and decision makers to attend the briefing and learn more about what is happening in Mexico and the implications for U.S.-based business.”

8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast

8:30 a.m. Welcome remarks

8:40 a.m. Mexico Overview: Consul Vicente Sanchez

9:00 a.m. New Administration, Political Outlook and Reforms
Moderator: Marie Alsace Galindo, Special Legal Consultant at TechBA-Michigan

Manuel Chavez, Associate Professor, Michigan State University
Rodrigo Rojas, Partner, Gonzalez Calvillo
Oscar de la Vega, Office Managing Shareholder, Littler, de la Vega y Conde
Juan Carlos Varela, Office Managing Shareholder, Littler Venezuela

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Manufacturing Trends: Opportunities and Challenges
Moderator: Scott Sneckenberger, Plante Moran Global Services

Alejandro Rodriguez, Country Manager Mexico, Plante Moran
Melynn Vylka, BAE Industries
Mark Zmyslowski, Radar Industries

11:15 a.m. Q & A

11:30 a.m. Adjournment

There is no charge to attend the event, but preregistration is required. A continental breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m. with the first speaker scheduled for 8:30 a.m. The event will conclude at 11:30 a.m. Event location is the Westin Southfield Detroit, 1500 Town Center, Southfield, 48075. For questions or to register, please contact Blanca Berthier, Regional Executive Director, U.S. – Mexico Chamber of Commerce Mid America Chapter, at or 312-729-1355.

About Plante Moran’s Global Capabilities
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 2,000 professionals in 21 offices throughout Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois, with international offices in Shanghai, China; Monterrey, Mexico; and Mumbai, India. In addition to the 100 plus professional in Plante Moran’s international office, we can draw on the talent of more than 25,000 professionals worldwide to serve our clients through various business relationships and memberships in alliances such as PRAXITY, AISBL (the world’s largest global alliance of accounting firms, and the 9th largest overall accounting entity.) Plante Moran has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country’s best places to work. For more information, visit