Jennifer Ivanelli was promoted to principal in the property tax practice at Ryan, Chicago.
BDO Alliance USA, has welcomed 10 new CPA firms as members since Jan. 1, 2018: ATA CPA Group, LLC, Edison, N.J.; Bates, Carter & Co., LLP, Gainesville, Ga.; Cobb Ezekiel Loy & Company, P.A., Graham, N.C.; Guilmartin, DiPiro & Sokolowski, LLC, Middletown, Conn.; Lerro & Chandross, PLLC, Boca Raton, Fla.; Munninghoff Lange & Co., Covington, Ky.; PBC Advisors, LLC, Oak Brook, Ill.; Scott F. Guber, CPA, P.C., Hauppauge, N.Y.; Tate & Tryon CPAs and Consultants, Washington, D.C.; and Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP, Lancaster, Pa.
Andrea Turner was hired as a tax partner at RubinBrown, St. Louis, where she will continue to specialize in state and local taxation, specifically multi-state sales and use taxation, state tax credits and incentives, and state and local tax audit defense.
The New Jersey Society of CPAs, Roseland, is accepting nominations for its new Volunteer Award, recognizing members of the NJCPA who have shown outstanding volunteer work for the NJCPA, a New Jersey-based community or charity, or some combination. The NCPA is accepting nominations through May 18. (Read the full story.)
Michelle Sullivan, Buffalo director at Freed Maxick, was chosen as a finalist for the Buffalo Niagara Partnership 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award, given to individuals who have achieved professional and personal success, given back to their communities, and supported women professionals in the region.
Pattie Wagner was hired as a director in the human resources consulting practice at Sikich, Akron.
Smith Elliott Kearns & Co., Camp Hill, was notified by the Peer Review Committee of the American Institute of CPAs that it has successfully completed an independent quality review of its accounting and auditing practice.
Eric Lister was hired as a risk advisory services senior manager in the Houston office of Whitley Penn.
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, Tysons, helped the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation raise $275,000 at the recent D.C. Brewer’s Ball, where Baker Tilly was a presenting sponsor, hosting more than 35 attendees.