Adrienne Anderson was hired as an audit and accounting partner, Brad-Lee Forrester was hired as a staff accountant, and Logan Hollowell, who recently passed the CPA exam, was promoted to senior auditor, at D. Brooks and Associates CPAs, Palm Beach Gardens. In other firm news, Katelyn Kovacs, senior auditor, recently passed the CPA exam.
Crowe, Chicago, elected 24 new partners and principals: Heather Bossenga, audit services, Oak Brook, Illinois; Clint Brasier, tax services, Nashville, Tennessee; Tracey Coyne, Performance Consulting, Chicago; Jill Czerwinski, risk consulting, Oak Brook, Illinois; Erika Del Giudice, audit services, Chicago; Mike Del Giudice, risk consulting, Chicago; Katie Glaudel, audit services, Oak Brook, Illinois; Gina Green, audit services, Dallas; Brian Kerby, advisory services, Chicago; Jon Klunk, Tax services, Oak Brook, Illinois; Wil Knibloe, advisory services, off-site; Brittney Kocaj, tax services, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Bob Lavoy, performance consulting, Chicago; Ben Matherly, tax services, Indianapolis; Brian Myers, tax services, Indianapolis; Sindy Nicholson, audit services, Denver, Colorado; JooHee Ohk, tax services, Oak Brook, Illinois; Jeff Palgon, audit services, Atlanta; Esteban Salinas, performance consulting, Sacramento, California; Scott Schmucker, audit services, Elkhart, Indiana; Mark Shannon, firm risk management, off-site; Christine Smith, tax services, Oak Brook, Illinois; Aazan St. Rose, audit services, Miami; Travis Ward, tax services, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Jason Leveson was named director of technology services at Somerset CPAs, Indianapolis.
Anne-Marie Vitale, currently the International Accounting Education Standards Board deputy chair, was appointed chair of the IAESB, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Vitale succeeds Chris Austin, who led the IAESB over the last four years.
Laurie Peer, president of RKL Wealth Management, a subsidiary of RKL, Wyomissing, was named one of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania’s 2019 “Take the Lead Berks County” award recipients, honoring the work and achievements of regional women leaders.
Adam Beasley was hired as a tax director in the Salt Lake City office of VPTax.
Jeffrey Minton, Office of the Chief Accountant’s Chief Counsel at the Securities and Exchange Commission, will be retiring from the agency in January after more than 20 years with the SEC, and more than half that time in his role in OCA.