Brickley DeLong announces promotions of two team members, including one partner

Grand Rapids, MI, February 2023 – Brickley DeLong, a full service public accounting and business consulting firm in West Michigan is pleased to announce that the firm has promoted Matt Lator, CPA, to Partner effective January 1, 2023. Recently serving as a Senior Manager, Lator has been with Brickley DeLong since 2017 via a firm acquisition.  

Managing partner Brenda Jacobs states” This recognition demonstrates Matt’s dedication to Brickley DeLong, as well as our awesome team, our clients and their ever changing needs, and the communities in which he works and lives. Matt will move forward in playing an essential role shaping the future of Brickley Delong”. 

Lator received his BBA in Accounting from Central Michigan University and his MSA in Accounting from Grand Valley State University. Matt’s expertise is in construction and real estate with other various industries including manufacturing and professional service.  His experience includes audit and attest services in addition to business and individual taxation.  Lator plays an active role in the community by sitting as a member of the Grand Haven Rotary. 

Additionally, we are excited to announce that Melissa Kindinger has been promoted from Senior to Supervisor. Melissa joined Brickley DeLong in the fall of 2018 and has been working out of the Hart office.  Melissa’s skill set is very diverse. Ranging from working on and supervising others on A&A engagements for a broad variety of entities,  preparation and review of tax returns, becoming one of our farming experts, and has expert level skills with Excel.

Matt Lator