Stephen Ambler (pictured) has been promoted to vice president of service and delivery at RoseRyan, Newark, overseeing recruiting, retention and learning development initiatives, as well as matching firm talent with client engagements. He has been with the firm since 2012.

Kevin Paul has joined Seiler, Redwood City, as chief operating officer. A Chartered Certified Accountant, Paul had previously served as CFO of an intellectual property law firm.

Else Bos, executive director and chair of prudential supervision at De Nederlandsche Bank, the central bank of the Netherlands, has joined the board of the SASB Foundation for a three-year term.

Todd Rahn has joined FTI Consulting Inc. as a senior managing director in the forensic & litigation consulting segment, where he will lead the Bay Area offering of the firm's SEC and accounting advisory services practice out of San Francisco. He previously spent 22 years at Deloitte.
Gary Frisch, a partner at Monheit Frisch CPAs, Boulder, has been named chairman of the Technology Executive Committee of independent firm association CPAsNet.
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Bennett Thrasher, Atlanta, promoted six employees to partner: Stephen Bradshaw, in state & local tax; Bridget Dunk, in international personal financial services; Brian Hamm, in financial reporting & assurance; Mike Hostinsky, risk advisory services; Kelly Smith (pictured), in real estate hospitality tax; and Vijay Vaswani, in transaction advisory services. The firm now has 47 partners.

Cindy Ethridge, a member of the Audit Division of the Atlanta office of Warren Averett, has been appointed chair of the Board of Directors of nonprofit Atlanta Habitat.
Robert Kase (pictured), a partner at Rosen, Sapperstein & Friedlander, has joined the 2019 Executive Committee of the Maryland Building Industry Association as treasurer. Separately, firm partner Jeff Rosen was named a 2019 Influential Marylander by The Daily Record, in recognition of his contributions to his field and his leadership in the state.
Bradley B. Coleman and Nicholas C. Mucho have joined Abeles and Hoffman, St. Louis, as tax interns. Coleman is a student at the University of Missouri - St. Louis, and Mucho as Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville.
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Richard Fisher has joined Whitman Business Advisors, New York City, as a provider of human resources consulting and M&A services. A CPA, SHRM-SCP and SPHR, Fisher was previously partner-in-charge of the HR Department at Top 100 Firm EisnerAmper, and has over 40 years of experience in accounting, finance and HR.

CohnReznick has promoted 23 employees to partner, its largest-ever class. The new partners are: in Boston, Stephen V. Alimoni; in New York, Joseph A. Arnone, Seth Cohen, Marisa Garcia, Paul Jhung and Jason C. Rocker; in Long Island, Sunil Madray; in Bethesda, Maryland, Ian Brodie, Scott E. Damiecki, Christopher Griffin and Matthew Radford; in Eatontown, Christopher Gaeta and Shaune Scutellaro; in Los Angeles, Mohamed Ghattas; in Baltimore, Karen Harris; in Hartford, Connecticut, Brian F. Hickey; in Sacramento, California, Sean Holloway; in Chicago, Helana Huddleston; in Atlanta, Ryan Mills; in Tysons, Robert Ryan and Jeffrey L. Shapiro; and in Roseland, N.J., Lori Rothe Yokobosky (pictured).

Brian Clouse, a partner and insurance practice leader at Mazars USA, has been elected to the firm's Executive Committee. He joined Mazars in 2005, and has more than 20 years of experience serving clients across the insurance industry.
Brittany Seibel and Hillary Kastelic have been promoted to senior manager at Meaden & Moore, Cleveland. Both work in the Assurance Services Group.

Ellen Bloch, a director in the international tax and business advisory services at GBQ, Columbus, has been made a partner in the firm.
Melissa D. Travis has been appointed president of the Rhode Island Society of CPAs. She was previously director of commercial sales for HealthSource RI for Employers.
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Linus Ostberg has been elected a director at Moore Stephens US Tax Services, London. He joined the firm in 2017.
Suresh Tellicherry has joined the Tysons office of Baker Tilly as a director in the Business Information Systems Consulting Group.
Kathy King has joined the American Institute of CPAs as senior director of public affairs, advocacy and media. She will work with the advocacy team in Washington, D.C., to promote the public and management accounting profession's global public policy agenda. She previously worked at fintech firm Folio Financial.