Member Company Spotlight – Plante & Moran PLLC

Our Member Company Spotlight features Plante & Moran PLLC. Thanks to Robert Shenton, who has been managing partner of the Columbus Office for 28 years, for talking to us about your company. Learn more about this Ohio Chamber member on their website at

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When was the company established?

January 20, 1924

Where are you located?

Our Ohio offices are located in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo.

Cincinnati: 537 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202; T 513-595-8800
Cleveland: 1111 Superior Ave, Suite 1250, Cleveland, OH 44114; T 216-523-1010
Columbus: 250 S. High Street, Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43215; T 614-849-3000
Toledo: 3434 Granite Circle, Toledo, OH 43617; T 419-843-6000

Do you have additional facilities?  If so, how many in Ohio, and how many outside of Ohio?

We have four offices in Ohio: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Toledo. Additionally, we have 18 offices throughout Michigan; Illinois; Monterrey, Mexico; Mumbai, India; and Shanghai, China.

How many employees do you have in Ohio?

We have approximately 300 employees throughout our Ohio offices.

What is your company mission/purpose and what service do you provide?

Our core purpose is to be a caring, professional firm deeply committed to our clients’ success.

Plante Moran is among the nation’s largest accounting, tax, consulting, and wealth management firms and provides a full line of services to organizations in the following industries: manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, service, health care, private equity, public sector and real estate and construction.

Is there any product or service that makes your company unique that you’d like other Ohio businesses to know about?

We place client needs ahead of our own. Our experienced staff bring diverse and well-rounded thinking to solve challenges and complex business issues. We go to market by industry (not geography) which matches the right people to the right clients at the right time. Our colleague partner model provides at least two partners to every engagement.

We also offer best-in-class client service. We engage an independent company to survey our clients about their satisfaction. We regularly surpass outstanding client-service organizations like Apple, Amazon and Costco, and 98 percent of our clients say they’d recommend Plante Moran to others.

With a culture guided by the “Golden Rule,” Plante Moran has been recognized by a number of organizations, including FORTUNE magazine, as one of the country’s best places to work.

 How long has your company been a member of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce?

We’ve been a member since 1989.

 Why did you join the Ohio Chamber of Commerce?

We joined because of the strength of representation for businesses in Ohio and the collaboration between the firm, our industry groups and the clients we serve.

In your opinion, what is the most valuable benefit of being a member of the Ohio Chamber of Commerce?

The most valuable benefit is having the opportunity to provide input and feedback to represent critical issues facing businesses throughout Ohio.