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Tom is a partner at Brickley DeLong with over 35 years’ experience in public accounting.  In 2004, he opened his own firm, Vereecke Simescu and Associates. And, in December 2011, Vereecke Simescu and Associates merged with Brickley DeLong and now serves as the Firm’s Grand Rapids office location.

Tom’s services include: audit supervision of private company engagements, management advisory services, and review and preparation of corporate, partnership, and individual tax returns.  Tom is also the Firm’s sole Certified Valuation Analyst  and manages Brickley DeLong’s Valuation niche. He assists clients: when considering to buy a business or sell a business, in performing estate or gift planning, when seeking additional financing, and when addressing divorce determinations or contemplating reorganization.

In his free time, Tom enjoy biking, kayaking, backpacking, and  visiting his children who are out of state. He and his wife Carol have three sons, one daughter, and two granddaughters.


B.S. in Business Administration, Aquinas College, 1977
Licensed Certified Public Accountants, Michigan, 1980
Certified Valuation Analyst, 2010

Professional and Civic Organizations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
National Association of Certified Valuator and Analysis – Member
Michigan Certified Public Accountants Task Force
Notre Dame Alumni Association, Grand Rapids area – Board member (subway alumni)
Aquinas College Alumni Association Advising Board
Steepletown Ministries – Board member