GVSU School of Accounting names advisory board

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Valley State University's School of Accounting has appointed 16 members to its new Accounting Advisory Board. The board is chaired by Dan Carter of Hungerford, Aldrin, Nichols & Carter. The board members include:

• Dan Carter, Shareholder, Hungerford, Aldrin, Nichols & Carter PC
• Rob DeGroot, Partner, Crowe Horwath LLP
• William Dircks, BBA Student Representative
• Steve Goldberg, Director, GVSU School of Accounting
• Jennifer Greenop, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
• Tom Henrikson, MSA Student Representative
• Greg Johnston, Senior Tax Manager, Global Transfer Pricing, Stryker Corp
• Diane Kroll, Grand Rapids Tax Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers
• Ron LaMange, Ronald J LaMange LLC
• Mike Lamfers, Partner, Plante Moran, PLLC
• Tony Lawrence, Senior Manager, BDO Seidman, LLP
• Dan Lynn, Principal, Rehmann
• Jason Marvin, Partner, Plante & Moran, PLLC
• Larry Oberst, Vice President, Finance, Spectrum Health Continuing Care
• Mary Oleniczak, BBA Student Representative
• Jim Roberts, Partner, Deloitte
• Jacqueline Schafer, Wealth Consultant, Fifth Third Bank
• Wayne Smith, Vice President Commercial Lender, Mercantile Bank
• Paul Spindler, Shareholder, Baker Spindler Holtz

The school was created in 2008 to better represent the scope and intensity of the former Accounting & Tax Department within the Seidman College of Business and help it to respond to enrollment growth and job opportunities for accountants. The School of Accounting offers Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Science in Accounting and Master of Taxation degrees.

“Our School of Accounting Advisory Board is made up of prestigious accounting professionals who are significant contributors to the successes and strengths of our accounting programs.  We are grateful to the board for generously giving us their time and for providing strategic advice and other support for the three accounting programs,” said H. James Williams, dean of the Seidman College of Business.