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Donald R. Burke, CPA, CGMA

Principal, Assurance and Financial Reporting

Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan
Bachelor’s degree, accounting

My experience helps me anticipate some of the issues that clients will face before they face them — enabling us to go beyond normal measures to examine efficiencies and other operational aspects of each business.”

Current Role

Don’s extensive experience serving clients throughout the world and in various industries offers an insider’s perspective on the crucial factors that influence business operations, including ways to identify and leverage opportunities for privately-held companies, publicly-traded commercial entities, multi-national businesses and individuals.

As one of the leaders of Rehmann’s merger and acquisition due diligence practice, Don provides customized business solutions to help clients develop and support growth.

Service Areas

  • Audit and assurance services
  • Global financial reporting
  • Performance measurements
  • Mergers and acquisitions


Prior to joining Rehmann in 1998, Don spent 15 years in the assurance practice at Deloitte, a “Big Four” accounting firm, where he served as a director and a member of the firm’s manufacturing group. For three years, he served as vice president of a multi-national manufacturing company that produced sealants and adhesives for use primarily in the automotive and aerospace industries.

A Closer Look

  • Rehmann is an independent member firm of HLB, a global affiliation of advisory and accounting firms, and Don is actively involved.
  • Don is a board member and finance committee chair at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, which promotes science literacy for adults and children.
  • Don has been featured in Firm and international publications. Articles include “Are Your Profits Walking Out of The Door?” and “Building Bridges: How Rehmann Connects U.S. and Chinese Businesses.”

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