Danielle A. Cary, Jacob R. Sopczynski, and Jennifer M. Watkins, have been promoted to principal at Saginaw-based Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants.
Cary, of Saline, recently transferred from the firm’s Auburn Hills office to the Ann Arbor office. She has nearly 20 years of experience in tax planning and preparation for individuals and businesses, and business consulting for clients in many industries. She is a member of the firm’s tax services team, helping to implement firm-wide advances in tax processes and client services. She is also a member of the firm’s state and local tax team and compilation and review teams. She serves on the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants’ State and Local Tax Task Force. Cary is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, assisting clients with QuickBooks software consulting and accounting system design.
Sopczynski, of Flushing, provides audit and assurance services. He is a member of the firm’s audit services team and manufacturing services team. He also works with clients as a consultant and specialist in the application of data extraction techniques. Sopczynski serves as the chair of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants’ Manufacturing Task Force. He is a member of Automation Alley and serves on its finance committee, Michigan Manufacturers Association, Great Lakes Bay Manufacturers Association and the Government Finance Officers Association. He is a Leadership Bay County graduate and a 1,000 Leaders Initiative alumnus.
Watkins, of Swartz Creek, provides audit and assurance services with a focus on school districts and not-for-profit organizations. She leads the firm’s Education Services team. She is a member of the Michigan Department of Education’s 1022 Committee and its A-133 Referent Committee, and presents new accounting and audit rules to school district officials throughout the state. She is a member of the Association of School Business Officials, Michigan School Business Officials and several regional School Business Officials organizations. She is based in the Flint office. Watkins serves on the board of directors of Zonta Club of Flint and volunteers for Genesee County Habitat for Humanity, Carriage Town Ministries and United Way of Genesee County. She is a graduate of Leadership Genesee.