D. Craig Godfrey, Firm Managing Partner of Godfrey Wise Berg, CPAs & Advisors, LLC (GWB), has over 25 years of experience in taxation. Mr. Godfrey received his Bachelor of Science degree, with high honors, in Accounting from Northern Michigan University and received his CPA license in 1986. Craig co-founded Godfrey Financial Partners after spending six years as a Tax Partner with a large, mid-west based CPA Firm. As of July 1, 2008, the successful firms of Godfrey Financial Partners, LLC and Wise and Associates, CPAs, PLC merged creating the current firm, Godfrey Wise Berg, CPAs & Advisors, LLC. Mr. Godfrey has a diverse client base and provides a wide range of services specializing in the areas of individual, trust/estate, and not-for-profit organizations. Additionally, his expertise is in business taxation, including professional corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, family limited liability companies, business entity structuring, succession planning, buying and selling businesses, and elder care services. Craig is frequently a keynote speaker on a variety of business and taxation topics, including Sparrow Clinton Memorial Hospital Foundation’s estate/retirement planning presentations.
For three years, he served as the “CPA Expert” on Citadel’s Michigan Talk Network. Mr. Godfrey is also active in the Lansing community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Lansing’s Child and Family Charities and Case Credit Union. Previously Craig served as Treasurer of the Rotary Club of Lansing, the Rotary Club of Lansing Foundation, Lansing’s Woldumar Nature Center, and Child and Family Charities. Craig is an active member of the Initia succession planning group. Mr. Godfrey is a member in good standing with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA), the Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE), the Lansing Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Lansing Estate Planning Counsel (GLEPC).
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