Traverse City Record-Eagle

Business

November 17, 2013

Business Memoranda: 11/17/2013

People

- Nicholas Porritt of Traverse City joined Dennis Gartland and Niergarth as an associate. He earned a bachelor of science degree in accounting with a minor in business information systems from Central Michigan University and is responsible for a variety of duties in Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth’s audit, tax and BizTek departments. He will prepare to sit for the CPA exams during the upcoming year.

- Aaron Mansfield, CPA, an audit manager at Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth in Traverse City, earned Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation by the internationally recognized Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

- Charlotte Bengsch accepted the position of manager at the Higher Self Bookstore. Bengsch also offers private sessions in readings and Reiki, and will be teaching classes in the store.

- Peggy Whiting, Cameron Corteggiano, Kevin Perkins and Lucas Craig have joined Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors as new Realtors.

Recognition

- Attorney Greg Kish of Smith Haughey has been listed as an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

- The Grand Traverse County Chapter of the Michigan Townships Association and the Grand Traverse County Planning Commission presented their annual community planning awards at its 28th annual awards on Nov. 7.

Rob Manigold, Peninsula Township supervisor, was awarded the Frank Purvis Stewardship Award for his commitment to land conservation. He was instrumental in establishing the successful purchase of development rights program in Peninsula Township that protects working farmland. The program has been recognized nationally for its success.

Jean Derenzy, deputy director for Grand Traverse County Planning and Development Department, was given the Roger Williams Planner Award, recognizing excellence in the professional field of planning. Jean has many notable efforts in leading brownfield redevelopment projects in the Traverse City area, from the River’s Edge project, Traverse City’s first brownfield project; to the recent Hotel Indigo project, she has been integral in the reclamation of contaminated lands and the rebirth of the community through new development.

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