Weaver, Houston, announced group leadership changes: Brian Reed, partner-in-charge of transaction advisory services and private equity services to work with both Kevin Sanford, leader of the national financial services industry group, and Melvin Hunt, partner-in-charge and leader of the commercial services industry group. Sanford in the national financial services industry group are Matt Anderson, partner-in-charge, alternative investments; and James Mihills, partner-in-charge, financial institutions services. Working with Hunt and focusing on specific industries are: Rob Myatt, now leading energy services; Brad Jay, who has led manufacturing and distribution services, now also responsible for technology services; Mark Lund, who will continue to lead construction services; and Colby Horn, promoted to director of real estate and hospitality services. Private client services is co-led by Justin Reeves, partner-in-charge, North Texas, and Elizabeth Bunk, partner-in-charge, South Texas.
Abdon Rangel was hired as managing director in the Houston office of Andersen Tax.
Jodi Ann Ray, president and CEO of the Texas Society of CPAs, Dallas, was elected to the Texas Society of Association Executives board of directors, for a three-year term running through 2021.