Gumbiner Savett shareholders Pradeep Budhiraja, Karla Chavez Luna, and Shreedar Kothari were all named Most Influential Minority CPAs by Los Angeles Business Journal. Budhiraja, who has been with the firm for over 18 years, is also the firm’s quality control officer. Luna joined the firm in 2000 and last year became the firm’s first Latina shareholder. Kothari is an executive shareholder and the leader of the firm’s audit and accounting department, and joined the firm in 1995.
Michael Truscott was hired as a principal in the tax practice, with a focus in real estate, at Frazier & Deeter, Atlanta.
Cheryl Jankowski was named partner, at Lumsden McCormick, Buffalo, where she has worked since 1991 and is currently on the tax team, specializing in family wealth and estate planning. In other firm news, Robert Ingrasci, a principal in the tax department, was appointed to the board of directors and named treasurer of the Mount St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation.
Scott Moyer was promoted to director of the oil and gas services segment at Rea & Associates, New Philadelphia, while previous director David Shallenberger will continue to offer expertise and shift his focus to tax services and business planning.
Amy Klatt, marketing manager at Herbein + Co., Reading, was one of four alumni presented with the Alvernia University inaugural Four Under Forty Award at the school’s 58th annual commencement ceremony May 11.
Erin Dwyer was named deputy director of the Office of External Affairs at the Public Company Oversight Board.