Ariege Misherghi was promoted to accountant segment business leader at Intuit, Mountain View, responsible for driving overall accountant business strategy, product development, and delivery of professional accounting products and services to accountant and bookkeeper partners globally.
Betty Thomas, financial planner at Lassus Wherley, New Providence, earned the Chartered Financial Consultant professional designation.
Walter Brasch was hired as the first chief success officer at Prager Metis CPAs, New York, where he will work with the firm’s office and regional managing partners, and practice and industry leaders, to improve the growth potential of their business plans.
Jim Burton, partner-in-charge of audit methodology and standards at Grant Thornton, will serve as chair of the American Institute of CPAs’ Assurance Services Executive Committee.
Mary Beth Koester was promoted to lead the business valuations team of Rea & Associates, Dublin, and Tim McDaniel was named managing director of the firm’s consulting division.