Shaniece Bennett, MBA, CPA Business Advisor and Certified Public Accountant

Shaniece founded Accutrak Services, a Michigan based consulting and accounting services firm. She combines her 17-year professional expertise with charisma while helping others achieve business, financial, and personal goals. She is noted for her personal approach and going beyond the numbers to add additional value. Her areas of expertise include contractor accounting, individual and small business taxation, payroll, full-cycle cost control, budgeting and forecasting, and training. Prior to founding Accutrak Services, Shaniece spent nearly seven years at Chrysler where she worked in accounting and finance. She has developed and managed budgets in excess of $70 million, prepared and secured capital appropriation requests exceeding $9 million, and maintained records for capital assets exceeding $320 million. She also worked in public accounting at a local accounting firm. Shaniece was an internal audit intern at General Motors. She also worked as a customer service representative and billing specialist at DTE Energy. Shaniece graduated with honors from Wayne State University (Bachelor in Finance) and Walsh College (MBA). Shaniece is licensed in the State of Michigan as a Certified Public Accountant. She is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and she has taught accounting, financial management and economic courses to future business professionals as an adjunct instructor. Shaniece is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Michigan Association of CPAs (MiCPA), the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), Women-in-Defense (WID), and Inforum organizations. She is a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), Certified Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business (EDWOSB), and SBA certified 8(a) designated firm. She is a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses alumni and faculty member. She is a member of Leadership Macomb and is the Accounting Expert in Residence for the MacombOU Incubator. Shaniece is also a graduate of the inaugural class of the Detroit New Leader’s Council. She served as a loan committee member of the Detroit MicroEnterprise Fund, scholarship committee for NABA, and finance committee person for the Junior League of Detroit. She served as a member of the Chesterfield Twp. Water and Sewer Rate Advisory Board and Small Practitioner’s Task Force for the MiCPA. Shaniece continues to educate and advocate on behalf of small businesses by offering services and training via agencies including: MDOT, DEGC, SDBA, MEDC, Detroit Foodlab, Detroit Development Fund, and Motor City Match Programs. Shaniece is a native of the Motor City. She enjoys spending time with her family, playing board games and usually welcomes many challenges.