Beene Garter Recognized For High Percentage Of Female Owners

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We’re proud to announce Beene Garter has been recognized for having one of the highest percentages of female owners among the largest accounting firms in the nation by Inside Public Accounting (IPA).

IPA released its annual list of top accounting firms in August. IPA ranks the nation’s 300 largest public accounting firms based on findings from their Survey and Analysis of Firms. Beene Garter was named a Top 300 Firm.

IPA also recognized 30 firms – 10 each from the IPA 100, 200, and 300 segments that have the highest percentages of female owners. The national average stands at 18.9%, up from 17.5% in 2016.

Beene Garter’s percent of female owners is about 57%, more than three times higher than the industry average.


“We strive to attract the best talent and create an inclusive workplace for all,” said Tom Rosenbach, Managing Partner of Beene Garter LLP. “Defying an industry standard is an added bonus, and we’re proud of our majority female ownership within the firm.”


Carol Hubbard, a Beene Garter Partner added, “I’m glad to be a leader in an accounting firm that values the talents and contributions of each individual employee and continuously creates an environment where all team members can grow, thrive, and take on challenges and opportunities.”

Beene Garter is West Michigan’s largest independently owned accounting and business consulting firm.

Founded in 1949 and located in downtown Grand Rapids, our team includes 15 partners and over 90 employees. We provide a range of audit, tax, business advisory and support services.