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Rebecca Merriman




Executive summary


Rebecca Merriman is a Partner in Grant Thornton's audit practice located in Southfield (Detroit), Michigan. She is responsible for servicing a variety of clients including large privately held businesses and publicly traded companies. She also specializes in working with clients that have multiple international operations and employee benefit plan audits. Rebecca's experience includes providing services to public and private company clients in the automotive and manufacturing industry with annual revenues from $80 million to $4 billion.


Rebecca serves as the audit partner on a variety of privately held companies that are family or privately owned. The focus of Rebecca's clients are global manufacturers with products ranging from automotive parts to compressors, as well as shopping carts, RV products and the production of glass. In addition, Rebecca also services companies in the construction industry. Lastly, she most recently served as the audit partner for a publicly traded company that develops products based on advanced thermoelectric technologies for a wide range of global markets and applications.


Rebecca has and continues to coordinate several engagements involving Grant Thornton International affiliate firms and completed a two year secondment in Dusseldorf, Germany in August 2012.




Professional qualifications and memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants



Community involvement

  • Executive Vice President, Board of Directors, Junior League of Birmingham, MI Inc.
  • Audit Committee Member & Board of Directors Advisor, Vista Maria




  • Master of Accountancy from Walsh College
  • BS in Accounting from Michigan State University

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