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Benjamin M. Brewer, CPA

Senior Manager, Public Sector Solutions

Lansing, MI

Davenport University
MBA, accounting

Working with the resources that Rehmann has to offer, I am able to provide my clients sound expertise, valuable insight, and help improve government operations that impact the communities in which we live and work.”

Current Role

Ben is a well-rounded leader, who actively lives Rehmann’s values on a daily basis with associates and clients. Ben leads consulting and outsourcing solutions engagements with public sector clients at the state and local levels, including CFO services, technical accounting assistance, and short and long term analysis projects.

Service Areas

  • Public sector leadership and strategy
  • Associate engagement and development
  • Governmental consulting and outsourcing
  • Governmental accounting and financial reporting
  • Grants management, including federal award compliance
  • GASB standards review and implementation


Ben joined Rehmann in 2021, bringing with him a wealth of governmental knowledge having held various positions with the State of Michigan. Ben has experience with fund accounting and reconciliation, financial close processes, leadership, and program development and strategic management.

A Closer Look

  • Working with the State of Michigan’s COVID-19 Office of Accountability, Ben has led a team of individuals across multiple firms to increase compliance with federal regulations related to COVID-19 programs through active monitoring of federal funds since he joined Rehmann.
  • Passionate about creating a work environment that supports all associates, Ben develops tools tailored to learning styles to share knowledge in a meaningful way.
  • Dedicated to the public sector, Ben is an active member of the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), serving as President for the Greater Lansing Chapter.

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