Kate Fluker, Meredith Edmonds and
Julie Phillips have joined Barfield, Murphy,
Shank & Smith, Birmingham, as staff accountants. All three were previously interns
at the firm.
Bob Crisantes has joined Information Integration Group Inc., Glendale, as senior project manager. ... Blake Christian, a tax partner
with Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP, Long
Beach, has been named Business-Rotarian of
the Year for Rotary District 5320.
Sheila M. Balzer, a partner at Holben Hay
Balzer, Denver, has been appointed to a two-year term on the Board of Directors of the
Colorado Society of CPAs. ... Jared M. Frost
has been promoted to senior tax manager,
and Dustin K. Pfluger and Yazmin C. Roman to audit supervisor, at Richey, May &
Co. LLP, Englewood, while firm tax manager
Christopher Hambor has been appointed to
the Board of Directors of the Colorado Mortgage Lenders Association.
Colleen Tobiasson has joined Fiske & Co.,
Fort Lauderdale, as a staff accountant. ...
Miguel G. Farra, a partner at Morrison
Brown Argiz & Farra, has been appointed to
the inaugural University of Miami School of
Business’ Accounting Advisory Board, while
firm partner Pedro Perez has earned the
Certified Fraud Examiner credential from the
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
... Michelle Bressler and Raphael Martinez
have joined Daszkal Bolton LLP as senior associates, while Matthew Blizzard has joined
the firm as business development coordinator. ... Adrian Alfonso has been promoted to
tax director at Perez-Abreu, Aguerrebere,
Sueiro & Torres PL, Coral Gables.
Timothy R. Messman, Michael A. Morris
and Robert E. Schwarzmann have been
named partners at Porter Keadle Moore
Anita W. Sherman has been selected as the
next managing partner of Greenwalt CPAs,
Indianapolis. She has been with the firm for
25 years, and will succeed current managing
partner Larry Greenwalt, who will become
chairman of the board on Dec. 31, 2010.
Barb Plattner has joined Marks Nelson
Vohland Campbell Radetic, Overland Park,
as a senior tax manager in the Tax Services
Kevin Gibbs, a partner at Louis T. Roth &
Co., Louisville, and senior accountant
Ashley Hall have earned the Certified Forensic
Financial Analyst credential from the
National Association of Certified Valuation
Mindy J. Cyr and Colleen T. Moore have
been named shareholders at Hollingsworth
& Associates CPA PA, Bangor.
Lauren Marley has joined Bond Beebe,
Bethesda, as marketing coordinator. ...
David Lanchak and Tricia Thomas, partners at
Gross, Mendelsohn & Associates, Baltimore,
have graduated from the BKR Leadership
Institute, a two-year program designed to
develop personal, interpersonal, managerial
and organizational skills.
Anita Abrol, managing principal at Lewis &
Knopf CPAs PC, Flint, has been appointed to
the Investment Committee of the
Community Foundation of Greater Flint. ... Theresa
Banka, the lead technical partner in the employee benefit plan audit practice at Plante
& Moran, Southfield, has been appointed a
member of the American Institute of CPAs’
Employee Benefit Plans Expert Panel.
Jim Mather has been named partner-in-charge of the Manufacturing and Distribution
Services Group at RubinBrown, St. Louis.
Carolyn Mazzenga has been named partner-in-charge of the Melville office of
Marcum LLP. ... Steven J. Mayer has joined J. H.
Cohn LLP as New York region managing
partner, succeeding Robert DeMeola, who
has assumed the role of co-chief operating
Laurie D. Williams, a manager at Davenport,
Marvin, Joyce & Co. LLP, Greensboro, has
earned the Certified in Financial Forensics
credential from the American Institute of
CPAs, while firm professional Theresa Stover
has graduated from North Carolina Partners
in Policymaking with the Class of 2010.
SS&G announced a number of promotions:
In the Cleveland office, Ketan Solanki and
Ryan Praschan have been promoted to senior associate; Ellyn Lefko to manager;
Nancy Novario to accounts payable manager;
Tracy Gates to accounts receivable manager;
Micki Hund to billing manager; Mary Henley to billing senior associate; Karyn Ric-celli to payroll senior associate; Helen Simmons to operations manager; Mark Elliott
to infrastructure manager/analyst; and Jane
Carrick and Diana Rogers to operations senior associate. In the Columbus office, Vince
Stasiulewicz, Melissa White and Katherine
Blakemore have been promoted to senior
associate, and Susan Jacobs to manager. In
the Cincinnati office, Kari Maue, Lindsay
Shaw and Jenny Dwyer have been promoted to senior associate, and Jason Scroggins
to operations manager. In the Akron office,
Tina Holyak, Megan Bair and Christopher
Kerr have been promoted to senior associate;
Tracey Campbell to billing senior associate;
Heather Ross to operations manager;
Robert Thorne to project manager/analyst; and
Matt Keppler to operations senior associate. ... Amber Myers has joined BCG & Co.,
Akron, as an administrative assistant, while
Paul Scruggs Jr. has joined the firm as a recruiter and tax operations supervisor.
Stephanie Ryan, a Certified QuickBooks Pro-
Advisor at Dunlap & Associates PC, Chalfont,
has earned her CPA license. ... Reinsel Kuntz
Lesher LLP announced a number of promo-
tions: Michael Jones and Michael Rudy have
been promoted to manager; Tiffany Bentz,
Rachel Sargent, Marybeth Olree, Michael
Oppenheimer and Michael Reading to
supervisor; Douglas Kauffman, Jonathon
Clark, Rachel Kieser and Bridgette Zappa-
costa to senior accountant; and Tina Dod-
son to senior accounting specialist. ... Ann
Marie Casinelli has joined Isdaner & Co.,
Bala Cynwyd, as an accountant in the Inte-
grated Services Department. ... Douglas E.
Wood has been promoted to partner at Her-
bein + Co. Inc., Reading. ... Chris Hegarty,
a partner of Citrin Cooperman & Co. LLP in
Philadelphia, has been awarded the National
Multiple Sclerosis Society’s MS Leadership
Bob Maryan has joined UHY LLP, Houston, as a business development manager,
while Melisse Reynolds has been promoted
to senior manager. ... Weaver, Dallas-Fort
Worth, has appointed a number of partners
as industry practice leaders: financial services — Kevin A. Sanford; manufacturing,
distribution and retail — Mark D. Walker;
oil and gas —Melvin F. Hunt; public sector
— Jerry L. Gaither; real estate and construction — Andrew J. Freundlich; renewable and
energy compliance — Wade L. Watson; and
technology — Gregory L. Bailes. John J.
Mackel will oversee all of the firm’s industry
Jeffrey H. Smith has joined the Federal Government Practice Group of Baker Tilly, Vienna, as a principal.
Andrew Prather, a shareholder with Clark
Nuber, Bellevue, has been appointed a member of the American Institute of CPAs’ Not-for-Profit Organizations Expert Panel, while
firm principal Sara Elizabeth J. Hyre has
been appointed a member of the insitute’s
Exempt Organizations Taxation Technical
The Accreditation Council for Accountancy
and Taxation elected several new officers
and directors: Daniel E. Setters has been reelected to serve as president, while Wanda
Goodson has been elected to serve as vice
president; Donald G. Yoder as secretary/
treasurer; Sharon E. Cook and Roy Frick as
directors; and Michael D. Kinkade as public
director. ... Adnan Bokhari, a senior director at McQuadeBrennan LLP, Washington,
D.C., was selected by the American Institute
of CPAs to participate on a panel to determine a new passing score for the Uniform
CPA Robert A. Mathers has joined the law
firm of Davis & Kuelthau sc as a shareholder
in its Fox Valley office, in Oshkosh. He was
previously president of the wealth management arm of Clifton Gunderson.