W. Wayne Dunn Jr., Phillip E. Grice, J. Floyd
Holliman and Wendy W. Lacey have been
named members and directors of Warren,
Averett, Kimbrough & Marino LLC, Birmingham, while Hanny N. Akl and James
R. Lazenby have been promoted to senior
nanager. In addition, Justin T. Russell has
been promoted to senior investment analyst
at Warren, Averett, Kimbrough & Marino
Wealth Management LLC.
Lea Geiser Hayler and Ryan Rei; have been
promoted to senior manager in the Colorado
o;ce of BKD LLP.
Wes Getman has joined the Atlanta o;ce of
McGladrey & Pullen LLP as a partner. ... Brad
Dickson, a tax partner at Tarpley & Underwood CPAs, Atlanta, has been appointed to
the Special Council that will examine Georgia’s tax code and recommend reforms.
Jeff Jackson, lead tax director with Brady
Ware, is celebrating his 30th year with the
;rm, which he joined in 1980.
Cathy A. Johnson has joined Terry Lock-ridge & Dunn and World Trend Financial,
Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, as chief administrative o;cer and chief ;nancial o;cer.
Brett A. Behrends has joined the Hays o;ce
of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball Chartered
as a sta; accountant. ... Kevin Ensminger
has joined RubinBrown, Overland Park, as
a manager in the Tax Consulting Services
Michael Brewer, a senior manager with
Clifton Gunderson, has been appointed secretary of the Baltimore chapter of the Institute
of Internal Auditors. ... Gelman, Rosenberg
& Freedman CPAs, Bethesda, announced a
number of promotions: Jennifer Smith and
Trevor Williams have been promoted to senior manager; John Pace to manager; Hang
Hoang, Tom Netznik, Andrea Heimur,
Jennifer Bisacre, Hiroko Yagisawa and Elinor
Litwack to senior accountant; and Kelley
Skelton to sta; accountant.
David Kovac, a senior vice president at
Plante Moran Trust, Grand Rapids, and Mandy
Chardoul, an estate planning specialist for
Plante Moran Financial Advisors, have
joined the Board of Directors of the Western
Michigan Estate Planning Council, as a new
director and as treasurer, respectively.
Daniel B. Raskas has been promoted to partner-in-charge of the Mergers and Acquisition
Services Group of RubinBrown, St. Louis.
Linda Heaney, a partner at Friedman LLP,
New York City, has been appointed a trustee
of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. ...
Steven P. Bryde has joined ERE LLP, New
York City, as a tax services principal. ... Barry
Salzberg, chief executive o;cer of Deloitte
LLP, was named Executive of the Year in the
Services Category at the 8th Annual
American Business Awards. ... Steve Schwimmer,
sales and relationship management executive at Renaissance Merchant Services, has
been re-appointed as a director of the Long
Island chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants.
Jenny Porter has been promoted to tax
manager at Blair, Bohlé & Whitsitt PLLC,
Charlotte. ... Jessica Conlon, of the Burlington o;ce of Davenport, Marvin, Joyce & Co.
LLP, has earned the QuickBooks Certi;ed
ProAdvisor credential from Intuit.
;e Ohio Society of CPAs, Columbus, an-
nounced its Executive Board for 2010-2011:
Peter A. Margaritis, president of IFRS Edu-
cation and Training LLC, will serve as chair;
James D. Gottfried, a partner with Ernst &
Young LLP, as chair-elect; and J. Matthew
Yuskewich, owner of Winterset CPA Group,
as immediate past chair. Serving as mem-
bers with two-year terms will be: ;eodore
W. Johnson, a partner at Parms & Co. LLC;
William Chorba, chief ;nancial o;cer and
executive team member at NineSigma;
Anne C. Hill, an accounting and finance
consultant; Andrea M. Meinardi, a senior
manager at Crowe Horwath; Kevin J. Rice,
a vice president and wealth management
advisor at Merrill Lynch; Glenn A. Roberts,
a partner at Hoover & Roberts; and Phillip
L. Wilson, a principal and chief operating
o;cer at Hill Barth & King LLC. ;e soci-
ety also gave out a number of awards: Lee
D. Wunschel, a partner at Lublin Sussman
Group, received the Gold Medal for Meri-
torious Service.; David M. Reape, a senior
manager in the Tax Department with Ciuni
& Panichi Inc., received the 2010 Outstand-
ing Member Volunteer Award; and James
D. Cashell, C. Rolin Niswonger Chair of Ac-
countancy at Miami University, received
the Ohio Outstanding Educator Award. ...
Shelley Morgan has joined Skoda Minotti,
Cleveland, as a human resource generalist
in the Human Resources Department, while
Jessie Harrison and Jonathon Bogden have
joined the ;rm as interns in the Accounting
and Auditing Department. ... Scott McRill
has joined SS&G, Cleveland, as director of the
Transaction Advisory Services Group.
Ron Fields, a member in the Spartanburg
o;ce of Dixon Hughes PLLC, has earned the
Certi;ed Valuation Analyst credential from
the National Association of Certi;ed Valuation Analysts.
Matthew S. Pierce has joined the Information Technology Department of Lattimore
Black Morgan & Cain PC, Brentwood, as a
senior help desk technician.
MaloneBailey LLP announced a number of
promotions in its Houston o;ce: Jane Wang
and Leah Gonzales have been promoted to
audit senior manager; Wei Yu to audit manager; and Arnold Giovanni, David Garza,
Patrick Wong, Peiling Cheng and Rima
Patel to audit senior. ... Jennifer Zisman
has joined UHY Advisors, Houston, as business development manager. ... Jason Liu has
joined GBH CPAs PC, Houston, as an audit
Allison Kollack, a tax manager at Clark Nuber, Bellevue, has received the 2010 Award
for Outstanding Graduate from Golden Gate
University’s Master of Science in Taxation
Bob Cottingham has been named leader of
the Southern Region for Wip;i LLP, Milwaukee. ... Krista D. Hau and Yingxin Liu, sta;
accountants at Vrakas/Blum SC, Brook;eld,
have earned their CPA licenses.