Awards & Recognition

At Hungerford, we’re proud of our ongoing commitment to our most important asset – our employees. We know that happy employees lead to happy clients and we’ve received several awards over the years to prove it. These awards recognize our commitment to enrichment, satisfaction, and retention of a team that is willing to go the extra mile for our clients, year after year. (All that, aside from the bragging rights and heightened sense of pride each of our employees now feels!)

Accounting Today Magazine has recognized Hungerford as one the “Best Accounting Firms to Work For” since 2010 and recognized as an Accounting TodayRegional Leaderfor 2022, 2023, and 2024!

We’ve been named to West Michigan’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” annually since 2007.  In 2022, we were honored with the Best and Brightest Elite Award in the Employee Education and Development category.

We have been named one of the “Top 100 Workplaces” by the Detroit Free Press. Recently, our firm was listed by Inside Public Accounting (IPA) as a Top 300 Firm.

In 2016, we were honored by the Women’s Resource Center with the Pillar Award for our career advancement initiatives for women and our efforts at creating a supportive work culture. Watch the video on the right side of this page!

Achievements of some of our firm’s individuals:

  • 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014 Peggy Murphy – Grand Rapids Business Journal 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan
  • 2001 Carla Grant – YWCA Woman of Achievement
  • 2013 Peggy Murphy – AWE Leadership Award
  • 2014 Tom Cripps – MiBiz CFO of the Year
  • 2015  Carla Grant – Grand Rapids Business Journal 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan
  • 2015  Kimberly Loomis – Grand Rapids Business Journal 40 Under 40
  • 2015 Adriane Schrauben – MICPA Experienced Leader
  • 2018 Tessa Keena – MICPA Emerging Leader
  • 2019 Peggy Murphy – ATHENA Leadership Award
  • 2020 Tessa Keena – Grand Rapids Business Journal 40 Under 40
  • 2021 Emily Paszkowski – AGN Women of Impact (WOI) Awards Finalist
  • 2022 Hillary Miller – Most Valuable Young Professional honoree for the 2022 MVP Award
  • 2023 Hillary Miller – MISHRM Emerging HR Professional of the Year, Crain’s GR Business Notable Leader in HR; Emily Paszkowski – Crains Grand Rapids Business 40 Under 40; Brett Karhoff – MICPA Advancing DEI, Crain’s GR Business Notable Leader in DEI

Connect With Our Team

Get in touch with our CPAs and business advisors today. We have five locations across West Michigan to help serve you better. Visit our offices in Grand Rapids, Greenville, Holland, Muskegon, or St. Joseph.