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Congrats, Chris Jenkins – Newly Elected Partner at Plante Moran!

2017 MVCA Silver Service Provider Member, Plante Moran, appoints Jenkins as a partner at the firm.

Chris Jenkins is a leader within Plante Moran’s financial services group. Specializing in providing audit, valuation, and consulting services, he helps private equity and venture capital firms optimize their return on investment. He assists clients with sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities and structures. Jenkins is known for helping clients develop a thorough and robust valuation process that meets the needs of their investors and the demands of their regulators.

“Chris is incredibly deserving of this promotion,” said Brian Pollice, national practice leader of Plante Moran’s Financial Services Group. “He’s an inspiring leader, excellent client server and a valuable asset to our firm.”

He belongs to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Association for Corporate Growth, and the Michigan Venture Capital Association. Jenkins earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus in accounting and marketing from the University of Michigan.


In addition, Plante Moran is pleased to announce the following individuals who were also recently elected as partners:

  • Sylesh Babu, CPA, ACA, CFE, DipIFR
  • Steven Bishop, CPA
  • Paul Blowers
  • Ryan Carrol, CPA, MBA
  • Jennifer Chambers, CPA
  • Mandy Chardoul, MST, CPA, CFP
  • Dana Coomes, CPA
  • Kim Doyle
  • Jodi Grant, CPA
  • Jeremy Herman, CPA
  • Brian Howe, CPA
  • Randy Janiczek, CPA
  • Keith Piwko, CPA
  • Tom Risi, CPA
  • Rick Robrahn, CPA
  • Jesse Rowe, CPA
  • Cheri Stein, CPA, CFP, CIMA
  • Daniel Trotta, CPA, FINOP
  • Eric Wozniak

About Plante Moran

Plante Moran is among the nation’s largest accounting, tax and consulting firms. With more than 2,200 dedicated professionals in 23 offices, Plante Moran has provided a full range of services to venture capital funds for more than 20 years.

Key service offerings include assurance and tax services; transaction and tax structuring; cybersecurity; due diligence; purchase price allocation; transaction support services; medical device commercialization consulting; tangible and intangible valuation; and personal and family office tax services. Whether it’s structuring a tax savvy transaction, assistance navigating complex fair value accounting frameworks, or analyzing and understanding the impact of legal agreements, Plante Moran has the expertise to assist you in reaching your fund’s goals.

Read more about this 2017 Silver Service Provider Member.


Posted September 5, 2017 in MEMBER NEWS