CALIFORNIA

Rebecca Gibb made partner at Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt in the firm’s Costa Mesa office.

FLORIDA

Susan van Hutten has joined Fiske & Co. as audit senior. Van Hutten has more than seven years of experience in conducting audits for diverse industries such as construction, insurance, manufacturing, healthcare and SEC registrants.

GEORGIA

Ryan Carter joins Bennett Thrasher LLP as manager in the firm’s personal financial services practice. Amy Garrison joins as the director of practice growth. Terri Munro joins the firm’s affiliate, BT Wealth Management, as associate advisor. Darla Worsham joins as senior manager in the client accounting services department.

GREAT BRITAIN

The Trustees of the IFRS Foundation has appointed Olva Jones, Anne Simpson and Surya Subramanian as members of the IFRS Advisory Council.

ILLINOIS

Lorena Johnson, a director in the forensic and audit and attestation group at CJBS LLC in Northbrook, Ill, has been named member of the firm. … Shari Dodgen has been appointed to director of strategic relationships at Wolters Kluwer, CCH Tax & Accounting.

INDIANA

Mike Bedel has been named a partner of Sponsel CPA Group in Indianapolis.

KANSAS

Jessica Currier and Jeremy Fincham have joined Lewis, Hooper & Dick LLC, Garden City, as staff accountants.

MASSACHUSETTS

Robert Butler Jr. has joined Grant Thornton LLP, Boston, as managing director where he will serve as tax services leader of the not-for-profit practice in the New England area. Prior to Grant Thornton, Butler worked as controller of Brandeis University overseeing the general accounting office, sponsored programs accounting, accounts payable and payroll, working closely with senior management, the audit committee, the budget division, financial systems and reporting, and all departments and committees throughout the University.

MICHIGAN

Megan Buggia has moved up from staff to associate at Plante Moran in Grand Rapids. ... Kyle Denny, Nicholas Kossaras and Jennifer Terbrack have joined Maner Costerisan as staff accountant in Lansing. Jeffrey Dietz joined the firm as staff auditor, and

MISSOURI

Crystal Anderson, Emily Baird and Shelly Doerhoff have joined MarksNelson, as staff accountants within the firm’s accounting services department in Kansas City. … Luke Nicholson has joined Abeles & Hoffman PC, Saint Louis, as an audit associate.

NEW JERSEY

Sari Gluckman has joined Friedman LLP as a senior marketing manager. She will be based out of the firm's East Hanover office. … Frank Pawlowski, a co-managing director of Hunter Group CPA LLC, received his financial services license Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination) and Series 7 General Securities Representative License. … Marc Smith has joined ParenteBeard as principal in the firm’s Clark office.

NEW YORK

Steven Henry has joined Pluris Valuation Advisors LLC as vice president in the Newport Beach, Calif., office. … Frank Mahoney has been named EY Americas vice chair of assurance. Mahoney most recently worked as the EY Global Audit Transformation and Innovation leader. Previously, he worked as the managing partner of the Boston office of Ernst & Young LLP and as the firm's New England Area Industry Leader for EY. … Michael Herman has been promoted to U.S. power and utilities leader at PwC. Tim Schutt was promoted to advisory leader and Robin Miller to tax leader in the firm’s power and utility team. … Victoria Abramov, Vincent Gatto, and Marcy Greenfield have been promoted to principals at Berdon LLP in New York.

NORTH CAROLINA

Andy Spittle has been promoted to tax partner at Blair, Bohlé & Whitsitt in Charlotte. Spittle, who has been with the firm since 2006, is the youngest employee to make partner in the firm’s history.

TEXAS

Cathy Brennan has joined Whitley Penn as a senior tax manager in the firm’s Houston office.