SAGINAW, Mich., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yeo & Yeo CPAs is helping to advance Michigan's growth by nurturing companies through pro bono services under the Pure Michigan Business Connect initiative. This initiative, developed by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), connects early-stage Michigan companies with professionals who will provide legal, accounting and other services at little to no cost. Over the next five years, Yeo & Yeo will donate up to a grand total of $250,000 in services to select Pure Michigan Business Connect program participants.
"Yeo & Yeo's commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect is impressive and a great addition to our efforts to help Michigan businesses grow and expand in our state," said Governor Rick Snyder.
Business services offered through Yeo & Yeo's eight offices across Michigan will include accounting structure and internal controls, business plans and initial financing applications, budgeting and cash flow management, accounting software and QuickBooks support, and tax planning.
"We are excited to partner with Pure Michigan Business Connect and support the new businesses that are so vital for our state," Yeo & Yeo President & CEO Thomas Hollerback said. "Start-up companies face many challenges, and having the perspective of someone who knows their industry is invaluable. Our real-life experiences enable us to be valued advisors and help new businesses seize opportunities and become stronger," Hollerback said.Michael Finney, President & CEO of the MEDC, stated, "We are pleased that Yeo & Yeo has joined this alliance that brings the State of Michigan's resources and private resources together to assist existing companies in Michigan." Companies who are looking for assistance through Pure Michigan Business Connect may visit www.michiganadvantage.org/Business-Connect. About Yeo & YeoYeo & Yeo CPAs ( www.yeoandyeo.com) provides accounting and tax service solutions as a member of the Leading Edge Alliance, an international association of independent accounting firms. Yeo & Yeo is a leading company throughout Michigan with a proven reputation for personal service, commitment to clients and community support. SOURCE Yeo & Yeo CPAs