Maner Costerisan Adds New Team Members
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
January 29, 2014
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Amanda Garner (717) 385-8712
Adds New Team Members
Lansing, MI — The
certified public accounting firm of Maner Costerisan recently announced the
addition of Michelle Chahine and Ken Schafer, CPA.
"We are thrilled to bring two
experienced people aboard our team,” said Jeffrey Stevens, CPA, CITP, and
President of Maner Costerisan. "Michelle’s and Ken’s attention to detail and
client-focus will make them instrumental to our team members and to the clients
Chahine joins Maner Costerisan as
a customer service manager/project coordinator for the firm’s Business
Solutions & Technology department. Her responsibilities include assisting
current clients in scheduling service needs; working with new clients in
scheduling and managing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation projects;
managing client project timelines and budgets. Prior to joining the firm, she
served as a membership assistant for the YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing.
Chahine received her Bachelor of
Arts degree from Michigan State University. Outside of the office, she is a
development committee consultant for St. Vincent Catholic Charities, task force
member for the Reformed Church in America and a fundraising team member for the
YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing – Westside Community YMCA branch. Chahine
currently resides in Lansing, Michigan with her husband, Joseph, and their two
As a senior manager in the firm’s tax department, Schafer
provides comprehensive tax, accounting and consulting services for the firm’s
clients. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a corporate tax officer for
seven years at Capital Bancorp Ltd.
Schafer graduated from Michigan State University with a
Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. He is a member of the American Institute
of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Michigan Association of
Certified Public Accountants (MACPA). Schafer currently resides in Portland,
Michigan with his two children.
Maner Costerisan is a mid-market
accounting and consulting firm located in Lansing, Michigan. As an
Independent Member of the BDO Seidman Alliance, Maner Costerisan has full
access to the national and worldwide resources of one of the largest accounting
and consulting firms in the world. For more information, visit www.manercpa.com.