Cleat is a Principal of UHY Advisors MI, Inc. withexperience in operational planning and consulting. He is a co-leader of the firm’s Nonprofit Industry Group and a member of the national UHY Nonprofit Industry Group. Cleat specializes in working with private clubs, entertainment organizations and manufacturing and distribution companies. Cleat is a licensed CPA in the states of Michigan and North Carolina.
§ Prior to joining UHY, Cleat was a manager at a leading national CPA/Consulting firm.
§ Provides expert witness and litigation support services for clients in a variety of industries.
§ Extensive experience performing financial and business consulting services for U.S.-based subsidiaries of international companies.
§ Provides special reporting, tax and consulting services to meet the specific needs of private clubs and related organizations.
§ Actively involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions for middle market companies providing financial and operations due diligence and financing alternatives.
§ Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University
§ Masters degree in Business Administration from Wayne State University
Active and Prior Professional Memberships Include:
§ Member -American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
§ Member -Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
§ Member -Association for Corporate Growth
§ Member -National Association of Clubs
§ Member -Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals
Active and Prior Civic Memberships Include:
§ Former Treasurer and Board Member – Association for Corporate Growth (Detroit Chapter)