Randy Purvis

Randy Purvis

Randy Purvis | CPA | Principal | Finance and Accounting Solutions

Jackson, MI | 517.787.6503 | Email
Service Areas | Individual, partnership and corporate tax; financial reporting; closely-held and family businesses; transition and succession planning

Randy is a trusted advisor serving a variety of small and mid-sized businesses, often becoming their controller or sounding board and helping them make the right business decisions. He frequently assists clients with finding the right professional at Rehmann to meet their current need, from business development and growth all the way to investments and financial management.


Randy has broad experience working with clients in the manufacturing, construction, medical and dental, retail and service industries. In addition to traditional tax and financial reporting services, Randy has helped clients with transition and succession planning by finding unique solutions that result in the success of all parties involved.

During his tenure at Rehmann, Randy has been instrumental in the selection of accounting software used for client financial statements, payroll tax and general ledger maintenance. He has also been involved in the rollout of a private equity matchmaking portal, helping clients connect with one another regarding the sale and purchase of businesses.

Randy began his public accounting career in 1980. He became managing partner of Drake, Watters & Associates, which combined with Rehmann in 2015 to offer an expanded level of service. Throughout his career, he has worked extensively with governmental and not-for-profit organizations and subsidized housing complexes.

A Closer Look

  • Helping numerous clients with purchasing decisions, Randy advised a dental client on the timing of purchasing new equipment to minimize tax implications and prevent logistical challenges.
  • With each client, Randy invests time in building the relationship and getting to know their personal details and in return, his opinion is trusted and valued by clients.
  • Actively involved in the community, Randy serves on the Jackson Community Foundation (board member, executive committee member and audit committee chairman) and the Jackson Area Transportation Authority (secretary and treasurer).

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