About PETTES LLC

PETTES LLC is a highly skilled Detroit, MI CPA firm offering innovative accounting services and tax planning solutions for small business owners. Our mission is to remove financial obstacles and skillfully manage your tax obligations to improve your business and your bottom line.

You'll be glad you chose to work with us because we truly appreciate our clients and endeavor to develop a long-standing relationship with each one. As your financial partner and business advisor, we’re continually looking for ways to lower your taxes, reduce expenses, and take time-consuming accounting and bookkeeping tasks off your hands. Our knowledgeable staff has a wealth of accounting experience and is always personable, courteous, and professional.

We extend a free initial consultation to new clients. Call us at (855) 7-PETTES today to learn more or request your consultation through our website now.


Marshawn Pettes

Marshawn D. Pettes, CPA.

Marshawn is a Certified Public Accountant that serves as the owner and managing director of Pettes LLC. He has over 10 years of accounting experiences and loves to work with small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals. He has private accounting experience in preparing financial statements, monthly general ledgers reconciliations, monthly depreciation, fixed assets, trend reports, bi-weekly payroll, and accounts payables for one of the largest university-based credit unions in the United States. Marshawn also has public accounting experiences in assisting over 200 high net-worth clients and companies through tax planning, projections, and preparing individual, non-profit, and corporate tax returns.

Marshawn received a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University, a semester early (GO GREEN!!), as he studied abroad in Japan and Mexico and became a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated. Shortly after, Marshawn received a Master of Business Administrations degree from Northwood University, and a Graduate Accounting Certificate from the University of Phoenix.

After purchasing a building on the same block, he grew up on, Marshawn dedicates countless hours supporting the community and uplifting his neighborhood. He hosts free financial literacy courses, partners with other organizations to conduct turkey drives, and hosts an annual free hunted house at his office for the youth. Marshawn spent a large portion of his life beating odds and decided to go back home to Detroit, Michigan after college, to teach others and to make a difference.