Our Team


CPA, PFS, Principal

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE: Small & Midsize Businesses

Joe Romkema, CPA, PFS, Principal

Joe is a principal in Maner Costerisan’s Tax department. He joined Maner in 2023 as part of a merger with Hall & Romkema, PLC., where he served as a founder and partner for 31 years. Joe brings over 40 years of experience to Maner’s Tax team. Joe’s role at Maner involves coordinating the transition of Hall & Romkema, PLC, clients into the Maner family. As a member of the Tax department, he will be working with small business clients, assisting with their tax and compliance needs, and helping them achieve their financial goals.

Driven by honesty, loyalty, and a strong, hard work ethic, Joe is passionate about understanding his clients and helping solve their problems. Determined to be a well-rounded industry expert, he enjoys working with and learning about small and midsize business clients from a wide variety of industries.

Joe’s favorite aspect of his career is working with businesses from their original conception to successful, mature business enterprises. His top priority is providing the best service to all clients, assisting with their taxation and financial reporting needs and supporting business growth.

A graduate of Eastern Michigan University, and Michigan State University, Joe has a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. He lives in DeWitt, Michigan, with his wife, Cathy. The pair have two sons. Outside of the office, Joe enjoys biking, boating, golfing and spending time with family.

I take pride in the long-term relationships I’ve developed over decades of working with my clients and I value the trust they’ve placed in me.

Years of Experience



American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)


Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)