Troy Chamber of Commerce

09/28/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/28/2020 08:47

MICPA Elects 2020-2021 Board Officers and Directors

Troy, Michigan, - The Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) announced the election of Frank V. Maselli as chair of its board of directors. A long-standing member of the MICPA, he will serve a one-year term as its chair.

Frank is an EY Assurance Partner with over 30 years of experience with professional services firms. He routinely leads large-scale audit engagements for several public and private clients with international operations and has served a variety of clients with EY, including real estate, REITs, homebuilders, technology, digital, automotive and manufacturing.

Frank recently completed a two-year term as the Central Region EY Private assurance leader and spent 10 years consulting entrepreneurs as the Program Director of the EY Entrepreneur of The Year Program and Growth Markets Leader for the Detroit practice. Frank is currently a senior partner in the EY Central Region Real Estate Group.

Throughout his career, Frank has garnered significant experience in coordinating large, multi-national audit clients and has earned expertise in technical accounting issues including major acquisitions, complex equity and debt investments, noncontrolling interest, loan receivables, income taxes, restructuring, pensions, goodwill and long-lived asset impairments. He has a strong working knowledge regarding internal controls and the reporting requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404, including guiding several clients through the adoption of Section 404.

Over the years, Frank has created a successful track record as a leader by delivering responsive and timely quality client service to high-profile accounts and proactively and continuously managing the audit. Frank regularly communicates and manages the relationship with the C-Suite, audit committees and board of directors.

A few notable career highlights include service as the coordinating partner of major public accounts such as Welltower, Altair Engineering, PulteGroup, Skyline Champion Corp, AV Homes, Gentex Corporation, KB Home and Equity Residential.

Frank is an avid volunteer for community organizations including United Way and Gleaners Community Food Bank and serves as a board member for Jack's Place for Autism. Frank lives in Rochester, Mi. with his family.

Other officers elected for this year include:

  • Michelle F. Randall, chair-elect - The Northville resident is professor of accounting at Schoolcraft College in Livonia.
  • Ronald C. Edmonds, treasurer - The Charlevoix resident is controller and vice-president of controllers and tax at Dow in Midland.
  • James N. Lopiccolo, secretary - The Oxford resident is founder and member of Capocore Professional Advisors in Lake Orion.

The board's executive committee also includes immediate past chair, David G. Echelbarger, and past chair, Robert M. Johnson. Echelbarger, of Hastings, is shareholder and managing partner at Echelbarger, Himebaugh, Tamm Co., P.C. (EHTC) in Grand Rapids. Johnson, of Clinton Township, is chief financial officer at Shift Digital, Birmingham.

New director with term expiring August 31, 2021:

  • Kathy Petroni, of East Lansing, is a distinguished professor emeritus in the Department of Accounting and Information systems in the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University (MSU) where she has been a faculty member since 1990. She was the Deloitte/Michael Licata professor of accounting from 2002 until 2020. Her service record is extensive, from an engaged member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council for the FASB to associate editor of the Journal of Accounting & Economics to associate dean for Undergraduate Programs in the Broad College of Business from 2016 through 2019. She is the recipient of several teaching and research awards including MSU Teacher-Scholar Award, the MSU Alumni Club of Mid-Michigan Quality in Undergraduate Teaching Award, and an MSU University Distinguished Professor Award.

New directors with terms expiring August 31, 2023:

  • Matthew Kidd, of Livonia, is a partner at Blunden & Kidd Accounting & Consulting, P.C. and teaches continuing education to CPAs about leveraging evolving technology in addition to educating college students about the CPA profession. As a long-standing member of the MICPA, Kidd is the winner of the 2019 Chair's Service Award, 2020 Emerging Leader Award and an active member of the association, serving on multiple committees. He is also a member of the AICPA, serving on the Life Insurance/Disability Plans Committee. An avid sports fan, Kidd is the football coach at Cranbrook High School and an active volunteer in various organizations throughout the tri-county region.
  • Stacey Reeves, of Southfield, is the leader of Plante Moran's governmental practice, working with a team of more than 200 government professionals. Specializing in providing financial forecast assistance, best practices, internal control assessments and required compliance services to governments, Reeves has been an asset to her firm for 22 years. In addition to her governmental specialization, she also serves not-for-profit cultural institutions and private foundations in discussing governance issues, internal control and risk assessment opportunities as well as required compliance services. Reeves is also the current treasurer of the Birmingham-Bloomfield Art Center and a member of the legislative committee for the Michigan Government Finance Officers Association.

About the MICPA

The Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants is the leading statewide professional organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing the value of the CPA profession. Our more than 19,000 members work in business, education, government and public accounting. Established in 1901, MICPA members serve as trusted advisors for businesses and individuals while embracing the highest standards of professional and ethical performance. For more information, visit

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