Accounting and business advisory firm Clayton & McKervey, P.C., announced that Kevin McKervey has been named Managing Director. He takes over from Don Clayton, Managing Director since 1981, who will now serve as Chairman.
“I am pleased to become Clayton & McKervey’s newest managing director,” said McKervey, who most recently served as the firms’ shareholder in charge of international services. “Don Clayton has been a tremendous leader as we have focused our efforts to service privately held companies with global reach. I’m delighted to have the opportunity to lead us into our next phase of growth.”
McKervey joined the firm in 1990 and has been fundamental to the firms’ contributions to the international business community. Kevin’s efforts focused on business attraction with organizations including the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the Detroit Regional Economic Partnership, the Michigan Export District Council, Automation Alley and the county economic development teams in our region. He has also been actively involved with other international organizations including the German, French, British, Asian American, Italian, Swedish, Swiss and Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, and the International Visitors Council.
Kevin chaired the International Business Development Committee for PKF International Limited, a highly ranked worldwide network of legally independent accounting firms providing local expertise in accounting and business advisory services globally. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, where he has led the International Committee. Kevin is a graduate of the University of Michigan- Dearborn and has just been named the 2012 College of Business Difference Maker of the Year.
Clayton & McKervey, P.C. is an accounting and business advisory firm in southeast Michigan whose clients are growth-driven entrepreneurial companies, competing in the global marketplace. Inbound clients include foreign owned companies entering Michigan, and foreign owned subsidiaries that are well established. The firm’s Michigan clients may compete by sourcing products or services from other countries, licensing their products in foreign markets, or opening subsidiaries outside the U.S. Founded in 1953, the Southfield, Michigan based firm has nine owners and a staff of 50 professionals.