FLORIDA

Catherine Mary Sullivan, Amy J. Mierzejewski, Anthony Scuotto and Robert Boos were promoted from managers to senior managers at Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, St. Petersburg. Kimberly Martin joined the firm as a staff accountant in the firm’s assurance services department, while Carrie Ciak joins as a production supervisor.

GEORGIA

Noelle Ard has joined the sales tax consulting, sales tax outsourcing and sales tax nexus services provider TaxConnex, Roswell, as senior manager. … Tim Keadle, founding partner of Porter Keadle Moore, has been chosen as the president of the University of Georgia Alumni Association. As part of his responsibilities, he also joins the boards of The University of Georgia Foundation and The University of Georgia Athletic Association.

ILLINOIS

Tim Christen, chairman and CEO of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP, Chicago, has been inducted to In Business magazine’s 2013 Hall of Fame.

KENTUCKY

Bobbi Cobb, Wesley Hamilton, John Perkins has been promoted to supervisor at Riney Hancock, Owensboro. Michael Fillman, Kristen Hart were promoted to staff II accountants.

MAINE

Jen Horton of Baker Newman Noyes, Portland, has earned her Professional in Human Resources certification and Ilona Romanenko earned her Project Management Professional credential.

MISSOURI

Christopher Coleman, Maureen Pardo and Jeffre Schuetz were promoted to partners at RubinBrown, St. Louis.

NEW JERSEY

Connie Eckerle has been promoted to member at Smolin Lupin, in Fairfield, N.J.

NEW YORK

James Boudreau has joined LCS&Z, Latham, as a staff accountant. … Neil Kaufman, director at PwC US, New York, has been named Consultant of the Year by the Disaster Recovery Institute International.

NORTH CAROLINA

Colleen Causby, Matt Schanz and Debbi Trout of Hughes Pittman & Gupton, Raleigh, were honored with the 2013 Above and Beyond Award.

OHIO

Paul Weisinger and Judith Mondry were promoted to partners at Walthall, Drake & Wallace’s Cleveland office. … Joanne Cresap and Wayne Robinson, tax partners at PwC US, have joined the firm's greater Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky market.  Cresap will be based in the firm’s Cincinnati office and Robinson will work out of the Columbus office. … Rachel Leedy, Tom Korhely and Ashlea Pollock have joined Hill, Barth & King LLC, Boardman, as an associate, IT staff and an internal accounting associate respectively.

PENNSYLVANIA

Don Linzer, Nancy Skeans, Michael Bucci and Beth Lynch, members of Schneider Downs Wealth Management Advisors LP, Pittsburgh, have won the Five Star Award from Five Star Professional in recognition of outstanding client service. … Matthew Thompson, Scott Bragg and Jamie Dwyer have joined Hill, Barth & King LLC, Pittsburgh, as a senior associate, supervisor and an associate, respectively. Steve Meyer has joined the Hermitage office as an associate

TEXAS

Jason Taibel has been promoted to audit principal at UHY LLP, Houston, in the firm’s audit practice. … Brian Shollenberger, a senior in the Litigation and Valuation Services Department of Rylander Clay & Opitz, Houston, has earned his Certified Fraud Examiner credential.

VIRGINIA

Ralph Damone has joined Matthews, Carter & Boyce PC, Fairfax, as a tax manager in the firm's tax practice. Prior to MCB, Damone was a senior tax manager at SC&H Group LLC in McLean.

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Deborah Lambert, a managing partner at the Washington, D.C.-based firm, Johnson Lambert LLP, has been appointed to the CAMICO Investment Committee.

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