About Grapp Lerash

Committed to quality, transparency and forward progress.

At Grapp Lerash we believe in many ideals, but a few guiding principles lie at the forefront of our decision making. We believe in quality, transparency, and conducting business with honesty and without pretense.

We believe in forward progress, never underestimating the power of the human touch, while leveraging the technologies and advancements that will brighten our future.

We believe in community. Without the support of our friends and family in our communities, we would have nothing.  We recognize that support and strive to give back tenfold.

Finally, we believe in honor. We do what is right and we hold ourselves and our practice to the highest standards.  We do this with respect for our industry, our clients, and ourselves.

Our approach is relatively simple: Provide great business solutions that are progressive, forward thinking, and respected.  We do this by focusing on accuracy, speed, and the personal relationships we develop with our clients.

We hold ourselves out to the highest standards of conduct in our industry. We are nimble and strive for a more entrepreneurial accounting solution.

Partners

Kaleb Grapp, CPA

As a founding partner of Grapp Lerash, Kaleb has spent his entire career in the public accounting sector. He has developed a unique skill set centered around financial and compliance auditing, with a passion for strong internal controls and accurate financial reporting.

He graduated from Saginaw Valley State University. After graduation, he started his career at a regional accounting firm that specialized in health care and compliance auditing. He later moved to one of the largest public accounting firms headquartered in Michigan and worked in the governmental, not-for-profit, and single audit groups.

He belongs to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, and is a Leopold J. Kantzler Fellow and Knight in the Our Lady of Lake Huron Council 11432 of the Knights of Columbus.

He resides in Huron County with his wife, Ashley, on a small family farm.

Aaron Lerash, CPA

As a founding partner of Grapp Lerash, Aaron leveraged his diverse professional experiences to develop a broad set of skills in the areas of tax, international accounting, audit, financial reporting, and financial analysis.

After completing his education at Michigan State University (Go Green!), he started his career in metro Detroit as an audit and tax professional at the largest public accounting firm based in Michigan, before moving on to become the financial reporting manager for a Tier 1 automotive supplier, and then leading the external reporting for the largest segment of a Fortune 500 financial services company in Detroit. Finally, three years ago, he had the opportunity to come back to the Great Lakes Bay Region and lead the accounting and finance team for a large real estate and development firm based in Saginaw.

Aaron is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants. He is also active in the communities where he works and lives and serves on the board of Positive Results Downtown Saginaw and the Frankenmuth Parks and Recreation Commission.

He resides in Frankenmuth, with his wife, Angela, and two children.