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LBMC appoints shareholder in information security; Moore Colson promotes seven; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.
CALIFORNIA
Haskell & White, Irvine, promoted four employees in the tax department and three in the audit and business advisory services department. In the tax department, the firm promoted Kuan Lee to tax in-charge associate; and Rachel Nguyen, Calvin Chu and Sarah Kim to tax seniors. In the audit and business advisory services department, the firm promoted David Brownstein to senior audit manager; and Marya Cruz and Danielle Salveson to audit-in-charge associates.

Dan DePaoli was named regional managing partner for the U.S., Canada and Israel at Andersen Global, San Francisco.
CONNECTICUT
The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation appointed four new members of the Private Company Council to three-year terms: Jeremy Dillard, partner with Singer Lewak; Michael Minnis, associate professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business; Dev Strischek, retired senior vice president and senior credit policy officer, corporate risk management, SunTrust Banks, Inc.; and Frank Tarallo, chief executive officer at Theragenics Corporation. Dillard, Strischek, and Tarallo will succeed current PCC members Jeff Bryan, Steve Brown and Larry Weinstock.
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GEORGIA
Moore Colson, Georgia, promoted seven professionals: Brad Parker to business assurance senior manager; Christina Quinones, Joe Wright and Stephanie George to senior tax managers; Michelle Brooks to corporate accounting manager; Anthony Mercado to business assurance senior associate; and Heidi Harris to corporate accounting senior associate.
INDIANA
Jennifer McNett, manager in the tax services department of Sponsel CPA Group, was elected treasurer of Dress for Success Indianapolis by her fellow board of directors members at the nonprofit charitable group.
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KENTUCKY
Lane Thompson was hired as a staff accountant at Louis T. Roth & Co., Louisville.
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MARYLAND
Sharon Loker was hired as director of outsourced accounting services at DeLeon & Stang CPAs and Advisors, Gaithersburg.
MASSACHUSETTS
William Tarzia was hired as audit partner, and Carol Seto and Keith Shaffer were hired as tax directors, at BlumShapiro, Newton.

David McKay was named partner and assurance practice leader at Edelstein & Co., Boston. McKay has more than 22 years of experience and was previously partner and market leader (energy) and senior real estate and government/public sector partner in Ernst & Young’s Northeast area.
MICHIGAN
Donna Fyre was hired as director of transfer pricing in the international tax services practice at UHY Advisors, Sterling Heights.
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MISSOURI
David Hartley, principal at UHY Advisors, St. Louis, was elected to serve as the board chair to the School of Accountancy board of advisors at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Kiran Satwani, member of the valuation group at Mueller Prost CPAs+ Business Advisors, St. Louis, earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.
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NEW YORK
George Whitehead was promoted to partner-in-charge and Ann Buscaglia was promoted to partner-in-charge of tax of the Harrison office of PKF O’Connor Davies.

Fernando Lopez was named director of international tax at Prager Metis CPAs, New York.
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OHIO
Jeanie Price, partner and director of administration at DeLeon & Stang CPAs and Advisors, Gaithersburg, was elected treasurer of the CPA Firm Management Association, Dayton.

Charles Fast, manager at Walthall CPAs, Wooster, was elected treasurer of the Kiwanis Club of Wooster.
RHODE ISLAND
Michael Barrows was hired as an audit manager at BlumShapiro, Cranston.
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TENNESSEE
Drew Hendrickson was named shareholder in the information security division of LBMC, Nashville.
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TEXAS
Brian Rayburn and Mark Uffhausen were named managing directors in the Houston office of Alvarez & Marsal and Jose Contreras was named managing director in the firm’s Dallas office.

Brian Peccarelli, president of the tax and accounting business of Thomson Reuters, received the Tech Titans Corporate CEO Award from Tech Titans, a North Texas organization supporting technology. The awards, recognizing individuals and organizations currently transforming the high-tech industry in North Texas, will be presented during the Tech Titans Gala August 25 in Plano.

Gary Scarborough was named tax partner in the Austin office of Whitley Penn.
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VIRGINIA
Steve Ursillo was named national leader of the information assurance and cybersecurity practice at Cherry Bekaert, Richmond.

Lea Rasmussen and Melissa Sikes were promoted to partner; Carman Faison and Robert Saur were promoted to senior manager; and Josh Morrison was promoted to manager at Mitchell Wiggins, Richmond.