Denise Asker, MM, IOM has joined Clayton & McKervey, P.C., one of southeast Michigan’s 15th largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms. Asker joins the firm’s management team, and will lead its marketing, business development and public relations initiatives.
“Denise’s experience in consulting, marketing and organizational leadership is a welcome addition to our team,” said Kevin McKervey, President of Clayton & McKervey. “Her expertise will help us continue to educate the market on how we help entrepreneurs meet the challenges of expanding globally. “
Prior to joining the firm, Denise was the executive director of the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce, an award-winning association. She also operated Asker Consulting, LLC, a Detroit-based marketing communications firm. Her background includes management roles within global advertising agencies and local public relations agencies.
Denise holds degrees in management and public relations from Walsh College and Wayne State University, respectively. In 2015 she earned the Institute of Organizational Management (IOM) designation from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In addition, she serves on the board of the Women’s Alliance of Oakland County, and is the former vice president of the Oakland Chamber Network. Denise will be active in both women’s initiatives and chamber outreach on behalf of the firm.
Clayton & McKervey, P.C., is an accounting and business advisory firm whose clients are growth-driven entrepreneurial companies, competing in the global marketplace. Inbound clients include foreign owned companies entering Michigan, and well-established foreign owned subsidiaries. The firm’s clients compete by sourcing products or services from other countries, licensing their products in foreign markets, or opening subsidiaries outside the U.S. The 65-person firm was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.