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UHY Advisors Appoints Three New Managing Directors, Two from Michigan Practice

DETROIT— February 5, 2020 – UHY Advisors, Inc. (“UHY Advisors”), one of the nation’s leading professional services firms, announced the appointment of three new managing directors: John Bautista, Alex Conti and Kathy Crockett. Conti and Crockett are both based in Michigan.

Additionally, UHY Advisors Michigan, Inc. promoted 64 other employees, including three principals: Ali Baydoun, Andrew Gilbert and Matt Okkerse.

The firm’s Michigan practice is the fifth largest accounting firm in southeast Michigan with over 400 employees and is rapidly growing. Most recently the firm has acquired Stewart, Beauvais & Whipple in Port Huron, making it their fifth location in Michigan.

Alex Conti is a managing director of UHY Corporate Finance. He leads a team of professionals dedicated to executing transactions at all levels; including due diligence, restructuring and capital sourcing. He works closely with business owners to value companies and negotiate deals that are mutually beneficial between both parties and create new opportunities. Conti received his B.B.A. in Finance, Investments and Banking from University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a FINRA licensed representative.

Kathy Crockett is a managing director of UHY Advisors MI, Inc. She is a leader of the tax practice specializing in tax compliance, business forecasts, and tax strategies. Crockett has built her practice in multiple areas such as manufacturing, high net worth and medical industries. She is actively involved in the Women Investing in Success and Excellence Group (WISE) for the Great Lakes region. She received her B.B.A and M.S. in Professional Accountancy from Walsh College, and is a licensed CPA in the state of Michigan.
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About UHY Advisors
UHY Advisors provides tax and advisory services to entrepreneurial and other organizations, principally those enterprises in the dynamic middle market. UHY LLP, a licensed CPA firm, provides audit and other attest services to publicly traded, privately owned and nonprofit organizations in a number of industry sectors. UHY Advisors, operating in an alternative practice structure with UHY LLP, forms one of the largest professional services firms in the US. While that scale might provide confidence for some clients, others tell us our greatest value is the way we bring these resources to bear to help address today’s evolving business challenges. It’s a philosophy we call “The Next Level of Service”. To learn more visit

All of the above entities are members of Urbach Hacker Young International Limited (“UHYI”), a worldwide network of independent professional services firms that provide audit, tax and advisory services around the globe. UHYI is ranked among the top international accountancy networks and a proud member in good standing of the Forum of Firms. Collectively, the US operating entities (UHY Advisors and UHY LLP) are the largest independent members of UHYI with significant participation, bringing the power of the international network to serve the individualized needs of US clients.

UHY Advisors, Inc. provides tax and business consulting services through wholly owned subsidiary entities that operate under the name of “UHY Advisors.” UHY LLP is a licensed independent CPA firm that performs attest services in an alternative practice structure with UHY Advisors, Inc. and its subsidiary entities. UHY Advisors, Inc. and its subsidiary entities are not licensed CPA firms. UHY Advisors, Inc. and UHY LLP are US members of UHYI, a UK company, and form part of the international UHYI network of legally independent accounting and consulting firms. “UHY” is the brand name for the UHYI international network. Any services described herein are provided by UHY Advisors, Inc. and/or UHY LLP (as the case may be) and not by UHYI or any other member firm of UHYI. Neither UHYI nor any member of UHYI has any liability for services provided by other members.