Kellie Ray

Ida Benson

Vice-Chairperson of the Board
CPA, Partner
Plante Moran
Kellie is a partner in Plante Moran’s Detroit office. She has more than 16 years of experience serving over 100 not-for-profit organizations in accounting, auditing, tax, and management consulting. Kellie has a particular focus and interest in serving religious institutes, social service organizations, and behavioral health organizations. She has consulted with various not-for-profit organizations with respect to the implementation of new auditing and accounting standards, reporting best practices, and internal control design and implementation.
Kellie is known for her commitment to serving mission-based organizations and providing a practical approach to the application of technical standards. Kellie speaks annually at the Resource Center for Religious Institutes’ national conference on advanced accounting and reporting topics. Other recent speaking engagements have focused on such topics as upcoming changes in the accounting and financial reporting requirements for not-for-profit organizations, governance best practices, and the current issues facing mission-based organizations.

Kellie holds a bachelor of business administration degree and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business. She is committed to the success of Plante Moran’s diverse staff members, serving as a member and partner liaison to Plante Moran’s Affinity Network Staff Resource Group for LGBTQ staff and allies. Kellie serves as a board member for Covenant House Michigan and recently participated in New Detroit’s 50th Anniversary Racial Healing Project.