John Shank, founding shareholder of
Barfield, Murphy Shank & Smith, Birmingham, has earned the Certified Valuation
Analyst designation from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.
... Debra Alberdi, Karen Hauk and Karina
Stadelman have been promoted to partner at
Carr, Riggs & Ingram LLC, Enterprise. In addition, the firm’s Tracie Fiduccia and Andy
Witcher have earned the Certified Fraud Examiner credential from the Association of
Certified Fraud Examiners, and Larry May
has earned the Certified Valuation Analyst
designation from NACVA. ... Leah Della-Calce, a senior consultant in the Assurance
and Advisory Group of Beason & Nalley Inc.,
Huntsville, has earned her CPA designation.
Raymond Blatt has joined Gumbiner Sa-vett Inc., Santa Monica, as director of state
and local taxes. ... Dr. Chee W. Chow, an accounting professor at the College of Business
Administration at San Diego State University, has received the Lifetime Contribution
Award from the American Institute of CPAs.
... Armanino McKenna LLP, San Ramon,
announced three promotions in its consulting division: Chris Siegfried has been promoted to consulting director, Leslie Leach to
consulting manager of business development
and marketing, and Travis Chance to senior
consultant. ... Sean O’Reilly has joined Ernst
& Young LLP as a manager in the transaction
real estate practice.
John Sproull and Carlos Hernandez have
joined the Florida practice of McGladrey &
Pullen LLP as an audit director in the financial institutions practice and as the regional
director of the health care practice, respectively. ... Linda Trugman, vice president of
Trugman Valuation Associates Inc., Plantation, has been inducted into the American
Institute of CPAs’ Business Valuation Hall
of Fame. .... Lisa A. Russo-Solary has been
promoted to senior accountant at Adamson
+ Co. PA, Winter Haven. ... Suzanne C. Low,
director of Florida operations with Lassus
Wherley, has been elected president of the
Estate Planning Council of Naples Inc.
PKF North America, Atlanta, announced its
2010 Board of Directors: Daniel DeVasto will
serve as chairman; H. Phillip Moore Jr. as
vice chairman; and Donald Clayton, Doug
Frondall, John Griesbeck, Kenneth Guidry
Stephanie Lombardi, Angela Leach and
Amy Sherwood have been admitted as partners at Sikich LLP, Aurora. ... Philip Isom has
been named a managing director at Deloitte
Corporate Finance LLC, Chicago. ... Eileen
E. Brassil has become a partner at Legacy
Professionals LLP, Chicago. ... R. Austin
Marks has been promoted to manager at
Cendrowski Corporate Advisors, Chicago.
Bruce Jones, president of KSM Transport
Advisors LLC, an affiliate of Katz, Sapper
& Miller LLP, Indianapolis, has earned the
Certified Merger and Acquisition Professional designation from the Middle Market Investment Banking Association and
NACVA. ... Jeff Juday and Dustin Hanni-fin, Enterprise Solutions professionals in
the South Bend office of Crowe Horwath
LLP, and Mark Strawmyer, a performance
professional in the Indianapolis office, have
been selected as 2010 Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals.
Danny R. Berryman and Ranjana Mitra
have joined Bergan Paulsen & Co. PC,
Waterloo, as staff accountants, and Leah L.
Reiter has joined the firm as an audit senior.
... Sarah H. Beckman has been promoted to
senior manager at CPA Associates PC, Burlington. ... Lori J. Kondrath and Chantal L.
Regan have been named staff accountants
at Erichsen Eckard & Associates PC, Spirit
Lake. ... Brian E. Rolland has joined BTC
Capital Management, Cedar Rapids, as vice
president and institutional consultant.
Arian Eigen Heald, a consulting manager
in the forensic accounting practice of Berry,
Dunn, McNeil & Parker, Portland, has been
awarded the Global Information Assurance
Certification Certified Forensic Analyst credential in the field of digital forensics.
Jackie Oneto has been made a partner at
Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman CPAs,
Beth Gamel, co-founder and executive
vice president of Pillar Financial Advi-
sors, Waltham, has received the 2009 Per-
sonal Financial Planning Distinguished
Service Award from the American Institute
of CPAs. ... Lisa A. Beauregard has joined
the audit and accounting practice group of
Gray, Gray Gray LLP, Westwood, while firm
partner Richard Hirschen has been elected
treasurer of the Family Business Association
Inc. ... Kevin M. Coveney has been named a
shareholder at Braver PC, Newton.
Marvina S. Bloomfield has been promoted
to principal at Maner Costerisan, Lansing,
while Sarah L. Jennings has been promoted
to senior manager.
Scott Sisel has joined Eide Bailly LLP, Minneapolis, as a partner in its health care practice.
Kyle Dodwell has joined the Insurance Services Group of Brown Smith Wallace LLC,
St. Louis, as a staff auditor. ... Carol A. Thiel-meier has joined Kiefer Bonfanti & Co. LLP,
St. Louis, as manager of the Accounting Services Department. ... Larry Rubin, partner-in-charge of the Media and Entertainment
Services Group at RubinBrown LLP, has
been named one of the People to Watch for
2010 by the Media Financial Management
CPA Associates International Inc., Rutherford, announced its new leadership for 2010.
New officers of the North America Board of
Directors are: Bernard W. Raden, chairman;
Ted A. Carnevale, secretary; and Jeffrey J.
Groen, treasurer. New members of the North
America Board of Directors are: Ronald L.
Belliston, Judy Lee-Strain, Paul K. Rudoy
and R. Randall Seber. Officers of the new
International Board of Directors are: J. Frank
Betts, chairman; Glenda A. Nixon, secretary;
and Hans van den Besselaar, treasurer.
Members of the new International Board of
Directors are: Bernard W. Raden, Raymond
G. Strothman, Miguel Angel Vallejo and
Nikolaus Weber. ... Friedman LLP, New York
City, has added six partners from its recent
merger with Bagell, Josephs, Levine & Co.,
Marlton: Carl H. Bagell, Glenn M. Josephs,
Neil I. Levine, David Firestone, Marc G.
Nochimson and Jason Tang. ... Peter Bible,
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