• Beene Garter LLP Welcomes Three New Partners to Firm's Partner Group

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    January 16, 2020
    West Michigan’s largest independently-owned accounting firm experiences growth in leadership
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Beene Garter LLP is pleased to share the addition of three partners to the firm. Derik Rynearson joined Beene Garter earlier this winter, while Josh Garvey and Lisa Pohl have received promotions from within the firm. The addition of Garvey, Pohl and Rynearson brings the firm’s number of partners to 17 and staff members to more than 100.

    "Josh, Lisa and Derik are all very talented professionals and I am excited to have them in leadership roles at our firm,” said Tom Rosenbach, managing partner of Beene Garter LLP. “Derik and Lisa's extensive knowledge of tax strategy and compliance is invaluable for our clients. And Josh's experience with business technology solutions is incredibly important for our outsourcing services - one of our fastest-growing service lines. Expanding our partner team deepens our offerings to our clients, which strengthens their organizations and the West Michigan community."

    Josh Garvey, Partner, MBA

    Josh Garvey oversees Beene Garter’s software and outsourcing services practice, which includes Sage Intacct software, payroll, accounting outsourcing, and retirement plan services. He has over 18 years of experience working with software integrations and technology solutions for businesses.

    Josh earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in e-commerce from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Business Administration from Northwood University.

    Lisa Pohl, Partner, J.D.

    Lisa Pohl has more than 15 years of experience as a tax professional. She brings extensive corporate litigation and public accounting experience to Beene Garter. Her specialties lie in state, local and international tax strategy and tax filing compliance.

    Lisa earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Baker College and her Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School.

    Derik Rynearson, Partner, CPA, M.S.T.

    Derik Rynearson has more than 17 years of experience in public accounting. His expertise includes identifying research and development credits, as well as IC-DISC consulting and compliance for small businesses, manufacturers, and food and agribusiness companies.

    Derik earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting and a Master of Science in Accountancy from Western Michigan University. He also earned a Master of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University.

    About Beene Garter LLP
    Beene Garter is an independently owned accounting firm in Grand Rapids, MI. Founded in 1949, Beene Garter provides a variety of services to businesses and nonprofits in the West Michigan community including, tax, audit, payroll, accounting outsourcing, succession planning, and other consulting services. Beene Garter is one of West Michigan's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For 2019 and a Top 300 firm according to Inside Public Accounting. To learn more, visit www.beenegarter.com
    Kaley Pleva, Marketing Manager
    (616) 235-5200

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