Andrew J. Emmert, CPA
Vice President / CFO
Andy Emmert, CPA has 31 years of accounting experience. As Chief Financial Officer, Andy is responsible for all corporate and project financial accounting and finance functions, budgeting, project financial training, business insurance, corporate banking relationships, corporate insurance, and all accounting and tax functions. He also serves as a strategic partner with SME’s leadership team and as Group Leader of our Information Systems Team. Andy has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from University of Detroit Mercy.

Joining SME in 2002, Andy establishes corporate banking relationships to negotiate lines of credit and loan covenants, as well as prepares and presents documentation to lending institutions to support increased line of credit availability and improved terms and conditions. Andy’s responsibilities also include evaluating the viability of major corporate purchases (including mergers and acquisitions) and their impact on operations and economic payback period. He is at his best solving financial problems; he enjoys the challenge of developing and improving systems and procedures related to finances that are repeatable and that create efficiencies. Andy is well known in the industry as a reliable and hard-working financial professional, which has paved the way for advancements in his career. While Andy is proud of receiving the SME President’s Award for Excellence in 2012, he is proudest of being selected to the SME Board of Directors in 2011.

Andy is active in many professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA); the Construction Financial Managers Association (CFMA); the Detroit Area Construction Association (DACA); and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) where he serves on the Finance Committee. He also served as a past Board Director member of Habitat for Humanity, and is active in the Knights of Columbus where he held numerous leadership positions.

Away from the office, Andy enjoys spending time with his wife, Kim and visiting their two children in San Jose and Chicago. He also enjoys maintaining his well-manicured yard and working on do-it-yourself home improvement projects. An avid sports enthusiast, he enjoys fishing, golfing and playing hockey, as well as watching almost any televised sporting event.