CLEVELAND - SS&G is proud to announce the promotion of Mark Batey, CPA, to director of assurance services in its Cleveland office.

Mark has more than 25 years of public accounting experience. Mark's practice currently includes clients in the manufacturing, distribution, hospitality (restaurants and private golf clubs), legal services, and real estate industries. He also specializes in employee benefit audits. Mark coordinates the quality review function for all attest engagements in the Cleveland office as well as being a member of the firm's GAAP (financial reporting) committee. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Kent State University. Mark is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, and the Ohio Society of CPAs. Mark is licensed in both Ohio and California.

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SS&G (http://www.ssandg.com/) is a full-service certified public accounting, business advisory, and management consulting firm encompassing assurance, tax, employee benefits, and restaurant accounting services. SS&G also provides a broad scope of services through its health care, wealth management, business consulting, and payroll affiliates. With offices in Illinois, Kentucky, New York, and Ohio, and more than 530 employees, SS&G is one of the nation's largest independent accounting and business consulting firms. SS&G is a founding member of LEA Global, an international professional association of independently owned accounting and consulting firms