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John Pridnia

John Pridnia

John Pridnia | CPA, CGMA | Principal

Muskegon, MI | 231.739.9441 | Email | LinkedIn
Service Areas | Corporate and individual tax planning, trust and estate planning, international tax, mergers and acquisitions, financial services planning

As the Firm-wide tax director, John drives efficiencies within the department, provides Rehmann associates with support and robust training, and delivers valuable solutions for clients. He is a member of the Firm’s board of directors and represents Rehmann within Nexia International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and consulting firms.

John’s extensive knowledge of business operations and industry standards enables him to advise clients on a broad range of business, wealth preservation and income tax planning matters. His clients range from small businesses to $100 million-dollar companies and he has served many of them for decades. John values his role as a trusted business advisor helping clients to identify strategic growth opportunities on both personal and professional levels.


John began his career in public accounting 1985. Prior to joining Rehmann, John was a co-founder of accounting and consulting firm Pridnia LaPres, PLLC in Muskegon. He also served as a tax partner with a national accounting and consulting firm. John has extensive experience in the areas of tax and accounting for corporate enterprises and high net worth individuals.

  • John provided guidance on new tax legislation in the article “How does tax reform affect you?” West Michigan Woman Magazine, February 7, 2018.
  • Through John’s involvement with Nexia International, he has developed personal relationships with professionals throughout the network so that when a need arises, he can call upon a known colleague to assist clients with international matters.
  • John has successfully helped multiple clients take a strategic look at the ownership structure of their companies and manage succession planning or exit strategies.
  • Ask John how he can help you perform a thorough review of your company retirement plan and recommend a better, more cost-effective product.
  • John holds leadership roles with the AICPA Uniform Accounting Act Committee, MICPA (board of directors/executive committee), MICPA Political Action Committee Board (former chairman), and Nexia International’s Private Wealth Special Interest Group.

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