James R. Graves, CPA, MBA, Shareholder
Born in Bay City, Michigan. Certified Public Accountant,
Michigan, 1980. Graduated from Central Michigan University
in 1972 with a degree in Business Administration. Obtained
a Masters of Business Administration from the University of
Detroit in 1981. Member: (MACPA) Michigan Association of
Certified Public Accountants, (AICPA) American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants, Tax Division of American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Beta Gamma
Sigma Business Fraternity. Over thirty-five years experience in taxation, compilation and review services and management consulting. Industry concentrations include manufacturing, wholesale distribution and manufacturers representatives. Board member 2003-2004
Culver Military Academy Parents Association. Past treasurer of Grosse
Pointe Sunrise Rotary Club and past Board Member Mountain Club Association. Married with four sons
and resides in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.
Lawrence B. Graves, Jr., CPA, JD, Shareholder
Born in Bay City, Michigan. Certified Public Accountant, Michigan, 1989. Admitted to bar, Michigan and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1980. Education: Central Michigan University (Business Administration - Marketing, 1976), Michigan State University College of Law (J.D., 1980). American Jurisprudence Award Recipient in the Study of Conflict of Laws, 1979. Member: Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, (AICPA) American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and State Bar of Michigan. Author of Planning Alternatives to the New Compensation Limit for Tax Qualified Plans (Spring, 1994, Michigan CPA). Has been a seminar presenter on various topics including Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts and Family Limited Partnerships. Larry is the current Treasurer of the Lakeside Club Condominium Association (Petoskey, MI), former treasurer of the Grosse Pointe Soccer Association and Grosse Pointe Lacrosse Association.President of the Central Michigan University National Alumni Association. Larry and his wife reside in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan. Larry and Sue have two adult children and are members of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church (St. Clair Shores, MI) and Holy Childhood of Jesus Catholic Church (Harbor Springs, MI).
Current Areas of Concentration: Estate, gift, trust, corporate and individual taxation and planning.
Strong, Professional Staff Support .....
In virtually all cases, the dominant criterion in our selection and on-going training of professional staff is potential for excellence. We are not content to accept less. Under close supervision, client business is conducted by men and women thoroughly qualified in and motivated by the high-test ethical standards of the accounting profession...... people who well appreciate that our clients' business is their business, our clients' success is their professional and personal satisfaction. We proudly introduce our staff......
Graves, Technologies and Office Consultant
Born in Westland, Michigan. Graduated Austin's 1976. State licensed for employment agency in the State of California 1977-1980. Board of Directors Culver Military Acadamy 2003-04.
Married with four sons ALL graduated from the University of Kentucky. Resides in Grosse Pointe Park, Michgian.
Walter A. Bills, CPA
Born in Bethesda, Maryland. Certified Public Accountant, Texas 1985, Michigan 1986. Graduated from Central Michigan University in 1980 with a BSBA degree in accounting, minor in economics. Member: (MACPA) Michigan Association of Certified Public (AICPA) Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Huston Chapter of the TSCPA. Former Chairman of the Michigan Section of the American Armature Golf) Tour of America. Married and resides in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Current areas of concentration: Individual, Corporate,
Partnership, estate and trust taxation.
Randall S. Wirth, CPA
Born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Certified Public Accountant, Michigan, 1980. Graduated from Oakland University in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management. Member: (MACPA) Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, (AICPA) American Institute of Ceritifed Public Accountants. Past Treasurer and Board Member of St. John Luthern Church and School. Chairman of a five million dollar North Campus expansion program. Enjoys playing tournament golf. Married with two sons and resides in Rochester Hills, Michigan.
Current areas of concentration: Corporate, Partnership and Individual income taxation, and compilation and review services.
James R. Graves, II, MBA Senior Staff Accountant
Born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Graduate of University of Kentucky. Bachelor degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance - 2004, MBA at Wayne State University concentration in accounting - 2009. Vice president of GPMC board of trustees, Investment Committee representative
Current areas of concentration: Review and Compilation engagements, Individual, Corporate and Partnership income tax return preparation . Responsible for maintaining client general ledgers and payroll.
Jonathan B. Graves, Staff Accountant
Born in Detroit, Michigan. After attending Culver Military Academy he graduate from the University of Kentucky in 2008 with a Bachelor's of Science in Accounting. Furthering his technical expertise, he graduated from Wayne State University with a Master's of Science in Accounting in 2013. Jonathan is currently engaged in a second Master's degree at Norwich University in International Relations with a specialty in National Security.
Current areas of concentration: Review and Compilation engagements, Individual and Corporate income tax return preparation with emphasis on tax savings. Responsible for maintaining client general ledgers and payroll.
Justin C. Graves, Office and Technologies Manager
Born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. 2007 Graduate
of the University of Kentucky with degrees in Psycology and Sociology.
Current areas of concentration: Web site management and updating, quality control, human resources, technologies management, supervision of electronic filing process, systems control, office management including procedure and systems setup and training.
Jean W. Denhardt, Staff Support
in Detroit, Michigan. Has worked in public accounting for
eight years in staff support. Twenty plus years of
secretarial experience. Associates degree at Macomb
Community College and is enrolled at Oakland Community
College continually taking classes in accounting, computer
programs, etc. Currently resides in Roseville Township,
Michigan and has one son.
Current areas of concentration: General correspondence, assembly of financial statements and tax returns. Reception duties and first level quality control of final projects.