Weaver hires first CFO; Friedman expands partnership; and more personnel news.
Christine Cornejo was hired as a client accounting services manager at Lavine, Lofgren, Morris & Engelberg, San Diego.
Garima Shah was hired as president at automated accounts receivable provider Biller Genie, Miami.
Tina Cape was hired as a director of accounting services at Katz, Sapper & Miller, Fort Wayne.
Rachel Koger, Diane Junge and Eric Merkey (pictured) were promoted to shareholders at Mize CPAs (formerly Mize Houser & Co.), Overland Park.
Vanja Pavlovic (pictured), Michael Anders and Christopher Hoffman were hired as staff accountants at Lumsden & McCormick, Buffalo.
Tommye Barie, former chair of the American Institute of CPAs, New York, was named to the board of directors of CPA.com.
Friedman, New York, promoted to partner: Steve Baum, Jaclyn Dominguez, George Fanourakis, Maria Gonzalez, Grace Mak, Brian Nuzio, Howie Tang, Sviatlana Tsiaptseyeva and Henry Zhang in audit; and Steve Xenakis and Christi Gallagher in tax; and also hired as a partner Corey Martens, in FLVS. Friedman promoted to principal: Thomas Cantwell and Alexandre Rodrigues in audit; Kathy Deng, Heather Goldstein, Kimberly Kelly, Brad Slavinski and Ryan Spencer in tax; and Noel Capuano in FLVS; and hired to principal: Michael Bowen-Ashwin and Tim Duffy in tax.
Marks Paneth, New York, promoted to director: Alam Chowdhury in the commercial business group; Anthony DelValle in the real estate group; XiXi Dong in nonprofit and government and health care; Galina Portnoy, Mizchelle Roan and Anna Tsinis in private client services; and Jennifer Prendamano in tax services.
Kate Leverone was hired as a managing director in the private equity and transaction advisory practices at Dixon Hughes Goodman, Charlotte.
Cathy Harlow (pictured) was hired to work part-time as a member of the government services group at Boyer & Ritter, State College.
Jay Brooks was promoted to partner in the accounting and auditing department at Stephano Slack, Wayne, where he started as an intern in 2008 and was most recently senior manager.
Juliya Kofman Greenfield, a principal in the financial services industry group at RKL, Exton, was named to the inaugural class of VISTA Millennial Superstars by business journal VISTA Today, recognizing 40 of the region’s most dynamic professionals under the age of 40.
Ann Brandt was hired as director of life sciences in the health care valuation services team at LBMC, Nashville.
Jordan Phelps (pictured) was hired as the first chief financial officer at Weaver, Dallas.
Sheryl Messer was hired as a public sector senior manager, and Meredith Bajorek and Jennifer Grammer were hired as tax managers, at Whitley Penn, Fort Worth.
Bruce Mackenzie was appointed a member of the International Accounting Standards Board by the Trustees of the IFRS Foundation, beginning his term Oct. 1, 2020.
Michael Thornton was hired as a tax manager, Britley Diermeier and Lydia Glatzel as audit associates, and Raini Helm as professional clerical staff, at Vrakas, Brookfield.