International People News:

ENGLAND

Sue Lloyd has been appointed to serve as a member of the International Accounting Standards Board for a five-year term. 

State Side People News:

CALIFORNIA

Kyle MacLeod has joined the assurance team at Gallina LLP, Roseville, as senior manager. MacLeod will focus on the manufacturing and distribution practice and will serve clients in the Bay Area. … Tayiika Dennis, a senior manager at NSBN LLP, Beverly Hills, was tapped by the Los Angeles chapter of the CalCPA to serve as the vice president and board of directors. Dennis also received a Special Member Recognition Award from CalCPA.

ILLINOIS

Christopher Samaan has joined Michael Silver & Company CPAs, Skokie, as a senior tax accountant at the firm’s tax consulting and compliance team.

MICHIGAN

Rick David, COO at UHY Advisors, was honored by the American Arab Professionals Network of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce as the 2013 American Arab Professional of the Year in Finance Award.

MINNEAPOLIS

Brian Paulson, the owner of CSI Accounting Services in Minnesota, was presented with the Accountant & Accounting Firm of the Year from the Professional Association of Small Business Accountants.

NEVADA

John Connors, president at Tax Educators’ Network, has been honored with the 2013 Sidney Kess Award for Excellence in Continuing Education by the AICPA. Connors received the award at the Tax Strategies for the High Income Individual Conference in Las Vegas.

NEW JERSEY

John Dailey Jr. and Nina Sorelle, partners at Bowman & Company LLP, were recently selected as New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants “50 over 50” members, which highlights senior Society members who significantly impact the accounting profession by their involvement in career activities, professional enhancement, community service or Society volunteer activities.

NEW YORK

Louise Dratler Haberman has been named vice president of Information & Research of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. She previously served as NASBA’s Director of Information & Research, and is based in NASBA’s New York office. … Moises A. Sa has joined Cohen Greve & Co., Mineola, as a fulltime staff member. … Eric Barr, co-managing member at Fischer Barr & Wissinger LLC and director of the firm’s Business Valuation and Litigation Support Department recently  presented “The Pass-Through Premium: A New Perspective On An Old Issue,” to the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. … Scott Davis has joined Prager Metis International LLC, New York, as principal. … Christopher J. Rosetti, a partner in the Fraud and Forensic Accounting unit BST, an Albany-based financial and management consulting firm, is one of two instructors nationwide that have been designated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants to conduct the two-day training class for those wishing to obtain the Certified in Financial Forensics designation.

NORTH CAROLINA

Melissa Boone, managing partner of CohnReznick’s Charlotte office, has been named among the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2013 Women in Business Achievement Award winners.

TEXAS

Mike Karlins, a CPA at Karlins Ramey & Tompkins, LLC, has graduated with the Leadership Montgomery County Class of 2013. … Jim Jones has been promoted to senior manager in the tax practice of UHY Advisors.

TENNESSEE

Chelsey Childress has joined Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC., Nashville, as a human resources generalist.

UTAH

Students of Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University and officers of the accounting club, Beta Alpha Psi, recently traveled to a Deloitte Best Practices competition and took first place in two areas that assessed their ability to be innovative and imaginative. … Dan Griffiths has joined Tanner LLC, Salt Lake City, as director of strategic planning in the firm’s leadership solutions practice. Prior to Tanner, Griffiths worked at Proficio Services Group –a firm which he founded that specializes in solving strategy and process challenges for businesses.

WISCONSIN

Dave Maccoux has been named managing shareholder of the Government and Not-For-Profit practice at Schenck SC. His new role will go in effect on Oct. 1, 2013. Maccoux succeeds Mike Konecny, who led Schenck’s Government and Not-For-Profit team for the past 14 years. … Dr. Terry D. Warfield, a PwC Professor in Accounting and chair of the Department of Accounting and Information Systems at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, has been elected to serve on the Financial Accounting Foundation board of trustees.

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