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Bryan Welsh Named Leader of Plante Moran's Manufacturing and Distribution Industry Group

Plante Moran

Plante Moran, one of the nation’s largest public accounting and business advisory firms, is pleased to announce that, effective July 1, Bryan Welsh will become the firm-wide leader of Plante Moran's Manufacturing and Distribution Industry Group. 

In this role, Welsh will be responsible for developing and executing on various practice area strategies, including the industry group’s focus on client service, talent development initiatives, and growth from both and domestic and international perspective.

A partner in Plante Moran’s Detroit office, Welsh assumes the Manufacturing and Distribution Industry Group leader role from Chris Montague, Chicago partner and market leader, who will retire in 2018.  Welsh will continue his role as leader of Plante Moran’s Southeast Michigan Manufacturing and Distribution Practice, as well as his role on the Firm’s Private Equity Leadership Team.

“Throughout the last 15 years, Bryan has taken on several leadership roles within the practice” said Montague. “On a global scale, he’s extremely well versed in a variety of issues and strategies impacting the manufacturing and distribution industry. His experience and strong skill set make him the perfect choice to lead and grow the practice and team, while ensuring clients receive the best possible service."

Welsh joined Plante Moran in 1995 after graduating from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance.  He’s also a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Michigan Association of CPAs.

Welsh resides with his family in Grosse Pointe.

About Plante Moran

Plante Moran is among the nation's largest accounting, tax and consulting firms and provides a full line of services to organizations in the following industries: manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, service, health care, private equity, public sector and real estate and construction. Plante Moran has a staff of more than 2,200 professionals in offices throughout Michigan, Ohio, and Illinois with international offices in Shanghai, China; Monterrey, Mexico; and Mumbai, India. Plante Moran has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country's best places to work. For more information,