Andy Armanino, former managing partner of Armanino and current board member of the Armanino Foundation, San Ramon, was named the new chairman of Moore Global, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Armanino succeeds Richard Moore, who will step down after 15 years as chairman of Moore Stephens International, now Moore Global.

Allison Mnookin, software executive and most recently CEO of Quick Base, was appointed to the board of directors at


Ben Osbrach, partner in the risk advisory practice, and Dori Marlin, marketing and business development consultant, at Skoda Minotti, Tampa, were selected as members of the 2019 Business Observer 40 Under 40 class, recognizing the region’s top young entrepreneurs.

Jean Caragher (pictured), president of Capstone Marketing, Palm Harbor, became a certified instructor of Fore’s Advanced Pricing Methods, created by Fore president and pricing leader Micheller River.


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Heidi Amspaugh
Heidi Amspaugh, a director in the municipal advisory practice, was named the next president of the National Association of Municipal Advisors, announced at NAMA’s annual conference in Chicago, Oct. 2-4.


Maureen McCarthy
Maureen McCarthy and her health care consulting firm, Medical Business Advisors, joined the medical practice services group of KatzAbosch, Baltimore. (Read the full story. )


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Kiran Patel
Kiran Patel was hired as an accounting associate, working primarily in the small business services department, at Lewis & Knopf, Grand Blanc.


BKD, St. Louis, announced three new office managing partners: Rachel Dwiggins in the Kansas City office, Jeff Naig in Des Moines and Madison, and Chris Dalton as MP of the transaction advisory services division. All three appointments are effective June 1, 2020.


Tamara Clark, member of the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs and the National Association of Black Accountants, was elected treasurer of the United Methodist Women board of directors, New York.

Lumsden & McCormick, New York, announced that four staff members earned their CPA licenses: Isabella Conidi, staff accountant, Alex Darrow, tax accountant, John George, member of the assurance department, and Alex Reid, member of the assurance department.


Kyle Levengood
Kyle Levengood (pictured) was promoted to partner in the auditing and accounting group at Herbein + Co., Reading.

Zachary Foust, James Farano, Mark Robert Phillippy and Bethany Spencer were hired as accounting associates at Boyer & Ritter, Camp Hill.

Kristy Ferraro, Kamna Kanesh, Christopher Kassay and April Maschke of Baker Tilly, Philadelphia, were honored with the 2019 Young Leaders Award by the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs, recognizing PICPA members under the age of 40 who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to the profession.


Jay Hancock
Jay Hancock (pictured) was named shareholder and leader of the state and local tax practice at LBMC, Nashville.

HHM CPAs hired five professionals in the Chattanooga office: John Klisch as a technical partner in the accounting and assurance department; Stuart McCallum as a partner in the management advisory services department; Terry Winstead as a director in the accounting and assurance department; Brian Miller as a tax manager in the tax department; and Diane Mahoney as a senior accountant.


Ashley Summers, Kasey Pittman and Ryan Paul were promoted to senior tax managers at PBMares, Newport News.


Moss Adams, Seattle, announced the promotion of 28 new partners across 15 locations, and that 40 percent of these new partners are from underrepresented groups in accounting, including women and minorities. The full list of partners is available here.


Marion Duffy was appointed managing director in the SEC accounting and advisory services practice in the forensic and litigation consulting segment at FTI Consulting.