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Erik Schumacher

Erik Schumacher

Erik Schumacher | CPA | Principal

Grand Rapids, MI | 616.975.4100 | Email
Service Areas | Tax compliance and consulting, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, succession planning

Erik helps clients effectively manage their tax obligations while staying current with compliance and reporting requirements. His client-focused service approach centers on consistent communication, effectively managing deadlines and providing proactive solutions.


Erik has experience serving a broad range of clients across multiple industries, including the manufacturing and energy sectors. He also has substantial experience serving clients with complex equity structures often associated with private equity or foreign ownership.

As a member of Rehmann’s manufacturing, agribusiness, and private equity industry teams, Erik helps provide insight and leadership to these teams. He also serves as the leader of the firm’s emerging companies niche practice, providing transaction consulting and compliance services.

Prior to joining Rehmann in 2018, Erik had 10 plus years of experience with a large national firm, providing tax consulting and compliance services to large companies with international and private equity ownership as a member of the firm’s manufacturing industry, private equity, transaction advisory and international teams. He also served as the Director of Tax for the firm's local office.

  • Erik has helped multiple clients navigate through complex mergers and acquisitions, sales transactions and international divestitures.
  • As a thought leader, Erik is a frequent speaker and panelist on tax matters to many associations and groups including the Michigan Angel Community and Michigan Venture Capital Association.
  • Erik is active in his community, currently serving on the Finance committee of the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum as well as previously serving as Board Treasurer for Northwest Michigan Toys for Tots Foundation.

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