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Trina B. Ochs, CPA, CGFM



Trina B. Ochs, CPA, CGFM joined Dennis, Gartland & Niergarth in 2008 as an audit manager, and became a partner in 2019. Trina has over 20 years of public accounting experience, including many governmental entities, nonprofits and grant funded agencies as well as five years in government accounting for a Michigan city. A member of DGN’s government/nonprofit team, Trina is experienced auditing many grant funds through a variety of agencies.  She is a member of the Michigan Committee on Governmental Accounting and Auditing, the American Institute of CPAs, the Michigan Association of CPAs, the Government Finance Officers Association. Her community services include serving a member of the Northwestern Michigan College Business Administration Advisory Committee and as past board member, treasurer and finance committee chair of the Father Fred Foundation. Trina earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Northwood University, graduating magna cum laude and salutatorian, and earned designation as a Certified Government Financial Manager and an Advanced Single Audit Certification.  

Services & Expertise

  • Governmental & School Audits
  • Nonprofit Organizations and 990s
  • Single Audits
  • Public Accounting Peer Reviews

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Government Finance Officers Association
  • Michigan Committee on Governmental Accounting and Auditing
  • Association of Governmental Accountants
  • Certified Government Finance Manager
  • Advanced Single Audit Certification (click to view)