SAGINAW, Mich., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stacie Kwaiser, CPA, has been named Rehmann's new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and will assume responsibility for the role January 1, 2016.
Kwaiser has been with the firm for 19 years, most recently serving as Regional Managing Principal for Rehmann's offices in Saginaw, Lansing, Midland and Cheboygan.
"Stacie has demonstrated that she is a true leader – someone who understands what it takes to help us continue exceeding expectations for clients and associates," said Rehmann CEO Randy Rupp. "I'm very excited to see the great things she'll do as our COO."
Kwaiser joined the firm's audit team in 1996. Since then, she has served on Rehmann's audit and assurance executive committee, as well as its Women in Networking council. She has been active in mentoring emerging leaders, which reflects Kwaiser's commitment to her colleagues' development.
"Rehmann is a truly remarkable organization and I am thrilled to have this opportunity," said Kwaiser. "There are many outstanding associates at the firm and an equal number of outstanding clients and prospects. I am excited about what we can achieve together."
Kwaiser is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of College and University Business Officers, and Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan, with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
Rehmann is a fully integrated financial services firm of CPAs & consultants, wealth advisors and corporate investigators dedicated to providing clients proactive ideas and solutions to help them prosper professionally and personally. The firm offers a cross-functional team approach that gives clients direct access to a professional in any available service. Rehmann is ranked as the 29th largest firm in the United States, with nearly 800 associates in 20 offices located in Michigan, Ohio, Florida and Indiana. Rehmann is a member of Nexia International, allowing them to provide a global approach for their clients. Online at rehmann.com.