WealthPoint LLC has opened an office in
Phoenix, at 3131 E. Camelback Rd., Suite 330,
and begun providing succession planning,
legacy planning and life insurance planning
to high-wealth clients.
Greenstein, Rogoff, Olsen & Co., Fremont,
was a sponsor of the 2nd Annual Rocky
Mountain Economic Summit and Conference. ... RBZ LLP has been named one of the
Top 10 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by
the Los Angeles Business Journal for the third
year in a row, moving up to No. 3.
R T Higgins & Associates PC, Denver, has
joined Eide Bailly LLP. Richard T. Higgins
has joined the firm as a partner, bringing six
staff members with him.
Clements Purvis & Stewart PC, Douglas, has
joined Enterprise Worldwide. Founded in
the 1930s, the firm has three partners and a
staff of 19, including 10 CPAs.
Crowe Horwath LLP, Oak Brook, recently
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to senior marketing specialist; and Teresa
Conley to senior HR specialist. ... Cohen &
Co., Akron, announced five new hires:
Maria Shinn-Bouck, Kristin Hornyak and Aya
Ophir, with Cohen Healthcare Consulting;
Katherine Henry on the administrative staff;
and Eric Merkys on the IT staff.
Amanda Jackowski, Douglas Miller and
Justine Fronheiser have joined Herbein +
Co. Inc., Reading, as staff accountants in the
Accounting and Auditing Department, while
partner Robert F. Firely Jr. has been elected
2010-2011 vice president of the Pennsylvania
Institute of CPAs. The firm also announced
a number of promotions: Stacy Stewart and
David Breitegam have been promoted to
supervisor; Heather Zuber and Dellise Rivera to senior accountant; and Stephanie
D’Agostino, Megan Neff and Cory Eisen-
implemented its first intern day of service,
with 85 Crowe interns and personnel from 10
offices volunteering at local nonprofit organizations for a total of more than 500 hours.
The Construction & A/E Team of Somerset
CPAs, Indianapolis, won the award for “Best
Meal” in the CANstruction Event benefit-
ing Gleaners Food Bank at the 2010 Indiana State Fair, with a canned-food structure
called “Porko Hamdretti,” a pig driving a race
car made up of over 1,500 cans of pineapple,
Spam, green beans, corned beef, peas, chicken, baked beans and grapefruit.
Fazio, Mannuzza, Roche, Tankel, LaPilusa
LLC, Cranford, participated in its second
Foundation Fighting Blindness Jean Day,
supporting firm member Tara Lotito in the
hofer to advanced staff accountant.
Erin E. Gilbert, a staff accountant in the
tax and consulting services practice of the
Charleston office of Moore Beauston &
Woodham LLP, has earned her CPA license.
... Greg Ackerman has joined WebsterRogers
LLP as a manager in the Audit Group in the
Pete L. Mc Kernan has joined the Brentwood
office of LBMC Managed Security Services
LLC as a network security engineer, while
Logan Laug has been promoted to senior in audit at Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC.
Knoel Kambak has joined McConnell &
Jones LLP as the audit supervisor to the Dal-
las/Fort Worth Team. ... Scott Brubaker has
joined the sports and entertainment practice
Race to Cure Blindness. Staff were encour-
aged to wear denim in exchange for making
Citrin Cooperman & Co. LLP announced its
5th Annual Citrin Cooperman High School
Accounting/Business Student Grants, providing annual grants of $1,000 to students
near the firm’s offices in Philadelphia, White
Plains, N. Y., New York City, and Springfield,
N.J. ... Freed Maxick & Battaglia CPAs,
Buffalo, has launched an interactive digital
Facebook billboard on the inbound NY-33
Kensington Expressway, displaying real-time content from the firm’s Facebook page
to help raise awareness of local charitable
and community-based organizations and
Blair, Bohlé & Whitsitt PLLC, Charlotte,
participated in the Ballantyne Rotary Club’s
2010 School Supply Drive, acting as a drop-off site for donations of school supplies for
students in the area. ... Drake Software
announced plans to open a new call center, its
third, in Hayesville in October. ... Hughes Pit-tman & Gupton LLP, Raleigh, has been certified Green Plus by the Institute for Sustainable Development after an extensive review
of its organizational policies and procedures
that lasted more than eight months.
of UHY Advisors, Houston, as a principal.
... Michael G. Williamson, assistant professor of accounting at the McCombs School of
Business at the University of Texas at Austin,
has received the Best Early Career Researcher
Award from the American Institute of CPAs.
... Alyssa G. Martin, executive partner in advisory services at Weaver, has been named
one of the Top 25 Women to Watch in the
2010 Dallas Business Journal’s Women in
Business Awards. ... Vance McCollough has
joined Travis Wolff, Dallas, as a partner in the
Wesley D. Elliott, a staff accountant at Swart,
Lalande & Associates PC, Fairfax, has earned
his CPA license.
Allison M. Patti has joined the Center for
Audit Quality, Washington, D.C., as senior
director of professional practice, policy research.