Director, CPA/CFF, CTA
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Mr. Weber joined O’Keefe in August of 2007. He works with clients in the fields of turnaround management, business refinancing, litigation support, forensic and fraud evaluations, as well as performance and operational improvement. He has worked with business in industries including: manufacturing, real estate, resort, construction, electronics, food service, agriculture, and non-profit organizations. In 2010 Mr. Weber was approved as a State of Michigan Financial Manager.
Prior to this, he was a Manager with a Grand Rapids-based CPA firm. During his time there, Mr. Weber’s focus was on accounting compliance services for closely-held businesses. Mr. Weber prepared tax returns and financial statements for clients in the manufacturing, construction, and service industries. He also provided litigation support for cases involving wrongful termination, personal injury, business disputes, and divorce. Additionaly, he worked on fraud examinations/fraud prevention at small business and conducted many presentations on the topic.
Prior to joining the CPA firm, Mr. Weber worked with two companies in Ohio. As a manager at a $20 billion customer support company, he was the Corporate Financial Manager for nine divisions representing $325 million in annual revenue. There, he developed strategies to reduce costs and facilitate reporting across divisions utilizing operational metrics and value drivers. He also worked at a large, Cincinnati-based CPA firm where he conducted audits and prepared tax returns of manufacturing companies, restaurant holding companies, real estate holding companies, and employee benefit plans.
Mr. Weber has spoken on fraud prevention and detection including presentations to the Grand Rapids Bar Association, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, Wyoming/Kentwood Chamber of Commerce, Holland Area Chamber of Commerce, and various financial institutions in the Grand rapids metropolitan area.
Mr. Weber earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He is a Certified Turnaround Analyst (CTA) through the Turnaround Management Association. Mr. Weber is a member of: the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA). He is an active member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and is a past Board Member and Past President for the West Michigan Chapter. Mr. Weber is a Board Member for the Risk Management Association (RMA) in Michigan and sits on the RMA (International) Academic Programming Committee in Philadelphia, PA. He also serves on the new business development council for the Heart of West Michigan United Way.