Midland Business Alliance

Yeo & Yeo Promotes New Principals

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January 08, 2019
Saginaw, MI: Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants is pleased to announce that Ali N. Barnes, CPA, Bradley M. DeVries, CPA, CAE, and Kristi Krafft-Bellsky, CPA, have been promoted to the position of principal.
Thomas E. Hollerback, president & CEO, says, “Our three new principals are talented professionals who are committed to helping Yeo & Yeo’s clients succeed. They are strong leaders in serving clients in their respective industries with energy and enthusiasm. We are proud to welcome Ali, Brad and Kristi to the principal/ownership group.”
DeVries specializes in audit, consulting and tax services for nonprofit organizations, affordable housing, trade associations and real estate entities. He is a member of the firm’s Nonprofit, Audit and Real Estate Services Groups. As a Certified Association Executive, DeVries provides clients with in-depth expertise in nonprofit and association management. He also holds a Not-for-Profit Certificate 1 from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is a member of the Michigan Society of Association Executives and the Michigan Nonprofit Association.
DeVries joined Yeo & Yeo in 2005 and is based in the firm’s Lansing office. In the community, he is the treasurer of a condo association and a graduate of Leadership Lansing.
Barnes is based in Yeo & Yeo’s Alma office and provides audit services, with an emphasis on government entities, schools, nonprofit organizations and employee retirement benefit plans. She joined Yeo & Yeo in 2007 and is a member of the firm’s Audit Services Group, Pension Services Group and Government Services Group.
In the community, Barnes serves on the board of directors and finance committee for the Gratiot County Community Foundation. She is also board treasurer for the Alma Police Athletic League and serves on the finance committee for Girls on the Run.
Krafft-Bellsky is the firm’s Director of Quality Control, overseeing the development and implementation of policies and processes to comply with professional standards and regulatory requirements. She joined Yeo & Yeo in 2003 and led the development of the firm’s award-winning YeoLEAN Audit Process that continues to significantly benefit the firm, the professional staff and the firm’s clients. Krafft-Bellsky is a member of the firm’s Audit Services Group and Education Services Group and is based in the firm’s Saginaw headquarters.
In the community, Krafft-Bellsky is treasurer of the Frankenmuth Jaycees’ $1 million spray park project and treasurer of the Frankenmuth Community Foundation’s Legacy Ball Committee. She is a graduate of the Saginaw County 1000 Leaders initiative and Leadership Saginaw County. She is a member of 100+ Women Who Care Mid-Michigan and serves as an AYSO 5U soccer coach.
About Yeo & Yeo
Yeo & Yeo (www.yeoandyeo.com) is a leading accounting, audit, tax and business consulting firm throughout Michigan with a proven reputation for personal service, commitment to clients and community support. Growing since 1923, Yeo & Yeo ranks among the Top 200 accounting firms in the U.S. with more than 200 employees and offices in Saginaw (headquarters), Alma, Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills, Flint, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Midland and Southgate. Other Yeo & Yeo affiliates include Yeo & Yeo Medical Billing & Consulting, Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting and Yeo & Yeo Financial Services. Yeo & Yeo is a founding member of LEA Global, the second largest international professional association.
Kimberlee Dahl, Director of Marketing
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