Jason Drake Assumes Role as Plante Moran MP and Welcomes New Firm Management Team

Southfield, Mich.-based IPA 100 firm Plante Moran announces the admission of Jason Drake as MP effective July 1. Drake will focus on firm growth and investments in people and technology, while also maintaining Plante Moran’s rich culture and dedication to client service.

Elected for this position by his partners in November 2023, one of Drake’s first decisions in his new role was to select the management team members he’ll collaborate with to guide the firm’s client service, growth, people development, risk management and strategic direction. The following partners have been named to these roles:

  • Shane Brown, Group MP, Colorado and Ohio Offices
  • Nathan Buchalski, Group MP, Illinois and Michigan Offices
  • Laura Claeys, Group MP, Firm Administration
  • Dennis Graham, Group MP, Management Consulting and International Offices
  • Donna Hanson, Group MP, Nonprofit and Public Sector Industries
  • John Lesser, Group MP, Wealth Management
  • Curtis Ruppal, Group MP, Tax
  • Bryan Welsh, Group MP, Assurance
  • Brian Wiedenhoeft, Group MP, Commercial Industries

Drake commented, “Plante Moran’s unwavering commitment to its ‘We Care’ culture has propelled the firm through a century of success, and I’m humbled to be part of that journey. By being good stewards of the firm and staying true to our core values, I’m confident we’ll continue to grow and thrive for another 100 years.”


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