BeachFleischman promotes three to shareholder; BerryDunn hires 17; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.
Christine Ulibarri, Fernando Barraza and Evan Feldhausen were promoted to shareholders at BeachFleischman, Tucson.
Eileen Pastenieks was elected president of the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) Education Foundation for 2018-19 by the CalCPA Council. Additionally, Lewis Sharpstone was inaugurated into his role as CalCPS chair for 2018-19. (Read the full story.)
Steven Wolf, partner at Cherry Bekaert, was appointed chair of the 2018-19 Florida Institute of CPAs’ Valuation, Forensic & Litigation Services Committee.
Robb Zerfass was hired as a tax partner at Sikich, Chicago, where he will lead the firm’s tax consulting services with hospitality industry clients.
BerryDunn announced 17 new hires: in the administrative group, Jacob Longar as a technical analyst and Robert Moore as director of operations; in the audit and accounting group, Katherine Davis as senior auditor; and in the consulting group, as consultants: Carley Desjardins, Josh Eby, Alana Hoover, Elliott Simpson and Ashley Zaldana; as senior consultants: Jackie Fleener, David Ledbetter, Marcey McHatten, Bethany Noble, Christy Schilling and Julie Sullivan; as managers: Arisara Miller and Alexander Tuck; and as a senior manager Joe Traino.
Jonathan Ahrens, John Drury and David Schomer were promoted to managers in the business advisory services group at RubinBrown, St. Louis.
Ashley Guion, a senior at Nathan Wechsler & Co., Keene, recently graduated from the Leadership Monadnock program.
David Colby was hired as an investment analyst at Lassus Wherley, New Providence.
Angela Chen, partner in the personal wealth advisors group at EisnerAmper, New York, was named one of the Outstanding 50 Asian-Americans in Business by the Asian American Business Development Center at the group’s June 20 gala in Manhattan. This award, established in 2001, acknowledges those Asian-American entrepreneurs, professionals and corporate executives who are engaged in a wide range of business interests and have a role in driving the U.S. economy.
Kevin Broadwater was hired as chief compliance officer at Dixon Hughes Goodman, Asheville.
Two members of Boyer & Ritter CPAs, Camp Hill, graduated from two Central Pennsylvania community leadership programs aimed at improving the quality of life in the region. Joel Kreider, director, graduated from Leadership Harrisburg Area’s Community Leadership Series, and Shane Fisher, manager, graduated from Leadership Cumberland.
Wipfli, Milwaukee, announced the appointment of 14 new partners into the firm: Michelle Berkoben, Marci Boyarski, Cory Bultinck, Brad Collard, Stephanie Cavadeas, Kathy Enbom, Brian Lightfield, Jeff Olejnik, Joseph Paroubek, Katie Jo Raebel, Lucas Rocole, Kelly R. Runge, Brad Werner and Erika Young.