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Kerr Russell supports The Guidance Center's 60th Anniversary Gala

February 2, 2018

Kerr Russell is pleased to support The Guidance Center's 60th anniversary gala, alongside John and Kathy Gatti. John is a longstanding board member there.

This black tie gala on September 22 at The Henry - Autograph Collection includes a three course dinner with a duet entrée of filet and salmon, dinner wine service, champagne, a signature drink, and a twelve sisters chocolate layered cake. Guests can dance the night away to the music of the Chateau Band and valet parking will be available. More info here.

"Since 1958 The Guidance Center has been committed to its mission to strengthen families and change lives. Throughout the last five decades the agency has maintained a collaborative relationship with its local communities and schools to support adults and children experiencing mental health difficulties and other challenges. A group of concerned residents and educators recognized the need for mental health services in our area and joined forces in 1958 to help form The Guidance Center. Since then we have worked as a team to respond to the needs of children, adults and families in southeast Michigan."

John D. Gatti has more than 20 years of experience in business law and the laws of taxation. A Certified Public Accountant as well as an attorney, John concentrates his practice in the areas of taxation, mergers and acquisitions, business law, real estate law, and estate planning. He chairs the firm’s Taxation Practice Group.

John regularly advises clients in a variety of areas including mergers and acquisitions, business formations, succession planning, real estate, joint ventures and general corporate matters.

He has extensive experience involving a variety of federal, state and multi-state income and franchise tax issues relating to corporate, partnership and limited liability company acquisitions, dispositions and restructurings. John advises on a wide range of tax issues including Subchapters C, K and S, consolidated returns, income tax accounting and captive insurance companies.

John currently sits on the Board of Directors and serves as Treasurer for The Guidance Center in addition to acting as Treasurer and Trustee for the Grosse Ile Township school district.

Prior to joining the firm, John served at a nationally recognized accounting firm specializing in the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, and provided tax advice to clients in various industries including the automotive, transportation, publishing, food manufacturing and health care segments.


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