Steven McCarty

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, UHY ADVISORS, INC.
PARTNER, UHY LLP MANAGING DIRECTOR, UHY ADVISORS MI, INC.

Mobile: 586 843 2576

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE:
  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Professional Employer Organizations
  • Professional Services
  • Health Care
ACTIVE & PRIOR PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Founding Partner and Board Member – Alliance for PEO Electronic Compliance (APEC)
  • Board Member – NAPEO Task Force Audit Committee
  • Past President and Board Member – National Tooling and Machining Association
  • Member – Middle Market Investment Banking Association
  • Member – Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Member – Association for Corporate Growth, Detroit Chapter
  • Member – British American Business Council
  • Member – American Institute of Certified Management Accountants
  • Member – Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
ACTIVE & PRIOR CIVIC MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member – Knights of Columbus
  • Former Board Member – Michigan Lupus Foundation 

As the firm’s CEO, Steve is in charge of the overall management of the firm. Steve is also a member of the firm’s National Board of Directors and Michigan Executive Committee. He is the leader of firm’s Corporate Finance and PEO groups and an active member of the National Manufacturing Practice.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
  • Consulted on numerous business transactions providing buy side and sell side advisory, due diligence, financial analysis, tax strategies, negotiations, valuations and financing
  • Manages a group of professionals devoted to providing comprehensive audit, tax and business consulting services to middle market clients
  • Advises clients on costing and estimating, corporate controls and operations
  • Provides guidance to businesses on how to operate more efficiently and profitably
  • Created the Business Assessment Tool (BAT), which is used to determine a company’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Devises strategies that align businesses with profitability drivers to increase revenue and maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace
BACKGROUND:
  • Licensed CPA in the states of Michigan and Florida
  • Licensed CMA (Certified Management Accountant)
  • British Standards Institute ISO/QS 9000 Certified Auditor
  • Joined the firm in 1992
  • B.A.A. in Accounting, Walsh College
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP:
  • “The Anatomy of a Deal”, UHY LLP Executive Briefing, July 2017 
  • UHY LLP PEO Emerging Issues Update, 2016
  • “Out in Front: The Valuation Implications of Emerging Technologies” M&A Panel, UHY LLP Annual Manufacturing Outlook, October 2016
  • Winner for “Best Deal of the Year: Under 100 Million”, Crain's Detroit Business’ Annual M&A Awards, 2015 
  • “Family-Owned Business Sustainability: M&A Case Study”, UHY LLP Annual Manufacturing Outlook, October 2015
  • “Tax Diligence and Pre-Deal Strategy”, UHY Advisors 2014 Tax Forum
  • “Manufacturing a Deal: M&A case study”, UHY LLP Annual Manufacturing Outlook, November 2014
  • “Dealmaker of the Year” Nominee, Crain’s Detroit Business, 2014, 2013, 2011
  • “Deal of the Year” Nominee, Crain’s Detroit Business, 2013
  • “Dealmaker of the Year” Finalist, ACG Detroit, 2012
  • Host and Chairperson, UHY LLP PEO Briefing Webinar Series, 2001-2013
  • “PEO Accounting and Operational Best Practices”, NAPEO PEO Insider
  • Quoted in “Recent Tax Changes Present Potential Benefits for Growing Businesses”, Crain’s Detroit Business
  • “Low Interest Rates: Friend or Foe?”, NAPEO PEO Insider
  • “President Obama Signs Small Business Job Act”, HFMA HealthCents
  • “Tax Saving and Wealth Preservation Strategies”, Fox 2 News 
  • Featured Columnist, “The Pulse”, ACG Detroit M&A Dealmaker Journal
  • Quoted on M&A activity in “Detroit and Beyond”, Crain’s Detroit Business 
  • “Grants From Uncle Same on the Way”, HFMA HealthCents 
  • Past recipient  of Crain's Detroit Business “40 under 40” award
  • Founder and chairperson of the D.M.G.C. (Golf Classic) which has raised in excess of $500,000 for multiple charities
  • Regular speaker and author of cutting edge tax strategies, operational excellence, and best in class corporate controls
  • Regular contributor on such topics such as corporate security, sell side transactions, state and local tax issues, NAPEO PEO Insider

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