Anthony P. Frabotta

CHAIRMAN and CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER,
UHY ADVISORS, INC.
CHAIRMAN and PRESIDENT, UHY ADVISORS MI, INC.
PARTNER, UHY LLP

Email: tfrabotta@uhy-us.com
Direct: 586 843 2585

ACTIVE & PRIOR PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Detroit Economic Club, member
  • Accounting Group International, an association of independent accounting firms located throughout the world, past chairman
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
ACTIVE & PRIOR CIVIC MEMBERSHIPS:
  • St. John Providence Health System, audit committee chair and former board of trustees
  • DMC Legacy, board of trustees and treasurer, appointed by Michigan’s 52nd Attorney General, Mike Cox
  • Arman Foundation, board member
  • Ric Gonzalez Memorial Foundation, board member
  • Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions, board advisor
  • J. P. McCarthy Foundation, former board member
  • Winning Futures (f.k.a. RARE Foundation), former board advisor
  • Southfield AM Optimist Club, founding member
  • St. Hugo Catholic Church, Bloomfield Hills, member
  • Wayne State University School of Business Board of Visitors, member
  • Oakland Hills Country Club, member
  • Numerous other civic and business associations

As the firm’s national Chairman and CEO, Tony is in charge of the overall management of the firm. He is also a member of the firm’s National Executive Committee and National Board of Directors. In 2000, his leadership skills were relied upon in the merger of Follmer Rudzewicz & Company and six other accounting firms that established what is now known as UHY Advisors, Inc.

Tony believes in giving back to the community and is a strong supporter of Detroit and its surrounding communities. He leads by example. His personal contributions and community involvement holds a strong significance in his life. He established UHY Cares, a nonprofit organization that supports those in need in the event of personal emergencies or hardships.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
  • Provides guidance and leadership for all national offices and personnel in areas of practice management and strategic development
  • Provides companies with business and tax planning services to meet the competitive demands of their industry
  • Serves as an advisor to the board of directors of many large corporations
  • Guides companies in strategic business planning, including mergers and acquisitions
  • Successfully raised over $200 million in support of client transactions
  • Specializes in working with manufacturing and distribution companies, with a strong emphasis in plastics processing and metal forming
BACKGROUND:
  • Licensed CPA in the state of Michigan
  • Joined the firm in 1974
  • Formerly the firm’s Executive Vice President and Chairman of Executive Committee (1995–2000)
  • Follmer Rudzewicz & Company, Partner (1977–2000), Shareholder, Executive Vice President and Director (1979–2000), Board Member (1979–2000), Treasurer (1993)
  • B.B.A. in Accounting, Wayne State University
  • Completed course studies while at the University of Michigan School of Engineering
  • Professional course studies on valuation issues and strategic planning through Michigan State University Graduate School of Business Administration
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP:
  • Regular keynote speaker at numerous charitable, civic, and business functions
  • “Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award”, Wayne State University School of Business Administration
  • Recognized as one of Metropolitan Detroit’s most influential and talented professionals in the accounting industry by Crain’s Detroit Business “Who’s Who in Accounting”
  • Lecturer for the MICPA on mergers & acquisitions
  • Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) Honoree and Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from the U.S. House of Representatives, for his 25 plus years of dedication to the organization
  • Presenter for UBS Financial Services transaction roundtable series
    “Buying, Selling and Diversifying Accounting Firms”, Fulcrum Information Services Conference in Chicago