About Us

Konate & Associates PLLC

We are a Certified Public Accounting firm helping organizations and businesses improve their transparency, maintain good stewardship of resources at their disposal, and mitigate risks to remain sustainable in the short and long term.

Our Driving Principles (SIT)

Service

We are a client-centered business seeking to deliver affordable, yet world-class service to our clients, partners, and communities we do business in.

Integrity

We believe that integrity is a the cornerstone for successful businesses. we take pride for sharing this value with our clients, partners, and communities.

Trust

At the core of any relationship, trust is the foundation. We use this value to support our service delivery and relationships with the world around us.

Lassina Konate, CPA, Founder

Lassina Konate, CPA received a bachelor’s in international business with an emphasis in accounting and a master’s degree of Science in Accounting from the University of the Eastern Michigan University (EMU).

Lassina worked for Plante Moran for several years. During his time at Plante Moran, he served clients in audits and compliance audits (Single Audits) of local governmental and not-for-profit entities. Over the years at Plante Moran, Lassina had the opportunity to lead or be part of major governmental and not-for-profit audit engagements.

Moreover, Lassina has extensive experience in governmental, not-for-profit accounting, as well as corporate accounting. He also worked as a senior compliance specialist with the State of Michigan where he was responsible for ensuring lenders and grantees of the state funds were in compliance with the reporting aspect as well as the use of the funds.