Theresa Banka

CPA
Partner
Plante Moran PLLC
Southfield
MI

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Theresa has over 25 years of experience in her practice specialization in the audits of employee benefit plans. She is Plante Moran's technical leader for the employee benefit plan practice that audits more than 1,200 benefit plans annually. Audits include single employer, multiple employer and multi-employer, defined contribution, defined benefit and health and welfare plans. She maintains firsthand knowledge of developments in the profession and provides staff with interpretations and explanatory material on new professional pronouncements as they relate to benefit plan financial statements. She is also responsible for the Plante Moran team that performs firm-wide pre-issuance quality control reviews on employee benefit plan financial statements. Theresa is a former member of the AICPA’s Employee Benefit Plan Expert Panel, actively contributes to various AICPA task forces and is on the AICPA Employee Benefit Plans Conference Planning Committee. Theresa has authored many articles on benefit plan auditing and financial reporting matters and is a frequent speaker at state and national conferences. She is a Spartan, holding a BA and MBA from Michigan State University.