Lewis & Knopf, CPAs, P.C.’s Managing Principal Named as Treasurer of the Flint & Genesee Cham

Thomas Shade, CPA, Managing Principal at Lewis & Knopf CPAs, P.C., was recently named as treasurer of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce.

“I am honored to be named the Chamber’s new treasurer. I strongly believe in the work of the Chamber and the great support it provides to the local business community,” said Shade.

As Managing Principal, Shade specializes in serving professional service providers including physicians, dentists, pharmacists and attorneys. He also works with a variety of entrepreneurial industries including auto dealerships, construction and real estate.

Shade is a graduate of Alma College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in Accounting. In addition to his new role at the Chamber, he also serves on the organization’s Regional Leadership Council, Strategic Board and Operating Board. In addition, Shade is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Genesee Global Action Team, Genesee Global Intermodal Initiative, Flint Financial Advisory Committee member for Daniel Kildee, 5th District Congressman and board member for Flint YMCA. He currently resides in Davison, Michigan with his wife, Kimberley.

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce represents nearly 1,000 businesses throughout mid-Michigan. With a wide range of programs and services, the Chamber is a strong advocate for businesses of all sizes. For more information about the Chamber, visit www.flintandgenesee.org.

Lewis & Knopf, CPAs, P.C. is a local mid-market accounting firm based in Flint, Brighton and Fenton, Michigan. The firm maintains specialties in governmental and not-for-profit entities, professional service and retail organizations, auto dealerships, manufacturing and distribution enterprises, and construction companies. Lewis & Knopf currently employs 45 professionals. For more information, visit www.lewis-knopf.com.