Gene Perry has been promoted to technical
director, and Chester Andrews to programs
director, of the Huntsville Division of McCon
nell Jones Lanier & Murphy LLP.
James D. Brashear, Kelli R. Endicott and
Shari R. McCoy have joined Beall Barclay,
Fort Smith, as staff accountants, while Chris
topher W. Brown has joined the firm as a
junior staff accountant.
Stacy Stelzriede has joined the Los Angeles office of Moss Adams LLP as a partner
focusing on the health care industry. ...
Lee Barken, IT practice leader at Haskell
& White LLP, Irvine, has been nominated
for the 2010 Beta Alpha Psi Business Information Professional of the Year Award. ...
Jeff Bowman, Colleen Meenk and Nathan
Miller have been promoted to shareholder at
Grimbleby Coleman CPAs Inc., Modesto. ...
John Gantenbein has joined Lyndon Group,
Newport Beach, as leader of the loss prevention practice. ... Tom Miller, vice president of
channel operations of Sage North America,
has been named a 2010 Channel Chief by Ev
erything Channel’s CRN.
Debra Silverman has joined the Tax and
Business Services Division of MarcumRach
lin, Miami, as a senior manager. ... Kirkland,
Russ, Murphy & Tapp PA, St. Petersburg,
announced a number of new hires: Jenni
fer Walker, Ashton Rel, Fiorella Ferrari
and Nicole Haugen have joined the firm as
audit interns, and Nolan Line and Jenny
Schneider as audit seniors. In addition, managing shareholder Bill Tapp has received the
2010 Roy G. Harrell Jr. Leadership Award from
the St. Anthony’s Hospital Foundation.
William Godshall has been appointed to
lead the Audit Department of Frazier &
Kristen Friederich and Jason Miller have
been promoted to senior accountant at Rice,
Sullivan & Co. Ltd., Swansea. ... Philip Isom
has joined the Chicago office of Deloitte Fi
nancial Advisory Services LLP as a managing director at its subsisidary, Deloitte Cor
porate Finance LLC.
Randy A. Biernat, Karen E. Noel and Jason
E. Patch have been promoted to director at
Katz, Sapper & Miller LLP, Indianapolis.
Bret L. Mills has been appointed director of
the Iowa Department of Economic Devel
opment. ... Jennifer L. Smith has joined Mc
Gowen Hurst Clark & Smith PC, West Des
Moines, as a senior staff accountant, while
Justin L. Williams has joined the firm’s Winterset office as a staff accountant. ... Marie I.
Roberts has been promoted to senior vice
president and controller at West Bank, West
Keith R. Damon has joined Berry Dunn
McNeil & Parker, Portland, as a senior consultant, while senior consultant Christopher
S. Ellingwood has earned the Certified Information Systems Auditor certification from
the Information Systems Audit and Control
John Geraci has joined LitmanGerson
Associates LLP, Woburn, as a principal.
... Joshua P. LaPan has been promoted to
principal at Shepherd & Goldstein LLP,
Geoffrey D. Brown, a principal with Bond
Beebe, Bethesda, has earned the Family
Business Advisor designation from the Fam
ily Firm Institute.
Joshua Thompson has been promoted to
associate in the East Lansing office of Plante
& Moran PLLC, while Philip Alt and Jodi
Rothenthaler have been promoted to associate in the Grand Rapids office. ... Anita
Abrol has been named managing principal
of Lewis & Knopf CPAs PC, Flint. In addition, Joel Gibbons has been promoted to
senior accountant, and Akshay Kapoor to
J. Frank Betts, managing member of Eubank
& Betts PLLC, Jackson, has been elected
chairman of the International Board of Directors of CPA Associates International Inc.
for a two-year term.
Cory Metz has joined Brown Smith Wallace
LLC, St. Louis, as a business development
associate, while Erich Snyder has been promoted to senior in the risk services practice
and earned the Certified Information Systems Auditor designation, as have the firm’s
Matt Deniszczuk and Ashley Lane. ... Rub
inBrown, St. Louis, announced three new
hires: Dawn Martin has joined the firm as
director of communications and client relations, Elizabeth D. Yount as a manager in
the Wealth Management Services Group, and
Tracy Baisa as a manager in the State and
Local Tax Services Group.
Donald L. Erftmier, CPA, has opened a law
firm, Erftmier Law LLC, in Omaha. ... Jack G.
Lee has joined ConvergenceCoaching LLP,
Bellevue, as a partner.
Mathew S. Krukoski of the Glastonbury,
Conn., office, Louis A. Pizzileo of the Long
Island, N. Y., office, and Ravi Raghunathan
of the Roseland office have been elected
partners at J.H. Cohn. In addition, George
T. Szabo has joined the firm as a partner and
co-practice director of the mergers and acquisition services practice.
Jay B. Goldberg has joined Rosen Seymour
Shapss Martin & Co. LLP, New York, as
partner-in-charge of high-net-worth and
family office services. ... Stacy Sturgeon has
been named national managing partner of
university relations and recruiting at KMPG
LLP, New York. ... Joseph E. Myers has joined
Amper, Politziner & Mattia, New York, as a
director in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group. ... Emily Alexandria Burns has
joined Freed Maxick & Battaglia CPAs PC,
Buffalo, as e-marketing and communications
specialist. ... Tracy L. Gossiaux has joined
Grimaldi & Nelkin CPAs PLLC, Syracuse,
as a staff accountant, while partner John B.
Dubiel has earned the Certified Valuation
Analyst credential from the National Asso
ciation of Certified Valuation Analysts. ...
Scott Hileman has joined Deloitte Financial
Advisory Services LLP, New York City, as a
director in its real estate consulting practice.
... Howard Altman, co-managing principal
of Rothstein Kass and principal-in-charge of
the Financial Services Group, New York City,
has been elected to the Board of Directors of
the Hedge Fund Association.
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