Three Marcum tax partners named ‘Notable Women’ by Crain’s; LEA Global appoints first CEO; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.
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Mark Flanagan was admitted to the partnership of Lindquist, San Ramon, where he specializes in audit and accounting services for employee benefit plans, labor organizations and not-for-profit entities.
Erica Ishida was appointed to the newly created position of CEO at LEA Global, to work with president Karen Kehl-Rose, who will retire at the end of the year. (Read the full story.)
BerryDunn, Portland, announced several new hires; in the administrative group: Colleen Oakley, marketing director; Emily Pelletier, administrative assistant; Jennifer Price, senior business development specialist; Kerri Rowland, business development specialist; Theresa Seekamp, administrative assistant; in audit and accounting: Courtney Lindsay, Sam Nisbett and Steffany Paradis as staff auditors and Leah Pillsbury and Bradlee Roy as staff accountants; in the business valuation group: Casey Karlsen as a senior; in the consulting group: Jim Downie, Robert Haughton, Marnie Hudson, Erin Provazek, Frank Qin, Jonathan Roderick, Naomi Snodgrass, Mitch Weinzetl as senior consultants; and in the tax group: Chandra Cooper, Kyle McVey, Mayson Picard and Emily Saunders as tax specialists.
John Murdock (pictured) was appointed chief executive officer at Centage Corp., Natick.
Jill Marcolini was appointed senior tax manager at Rodman CPAs, Waltham.
Jay Dunphy was hired as a business partner at Abdo, Eick & Meyers, Edina.
Jeanne Dee (pictured), Dave Finklang and Scott Hoffmann were named partners at Anders CPAs and Advisors, St. Louis. In other firm news, Adam Prest, a senior manager in the tax services group, was named to the St. Louis Small Business Monthly’s Best Accountants list, joining 26 other local accountants who were honored.
Adam Levithan was named principal and product manager of its OneWindow Workplace turnkey digital workplace for Office 365, at WithumSmith+Brown, joining the firm’s Microsoft MVP team.
David Rottkamp (pictured), audit partner, not-for-profit practice leader and partner-in-charge of the New York City office at Grassi & Co., was chosen by the New York State Society of CPAs to receive the 2018 Urbach CPA Community Builders Award for his effective leadership and service to nonprofit organizations in his community.
EisnerAmper, New York, admitted four new partners: Katie Brandtjen in the financial services group in San Francisco; Blair Robbins in the audit group in Iselin, N.J.; Michael Sadler in the financial services group in Long Island, N.Y.; and Lisë Stewart in the private business services practice in Iselin.
Corey Massella, managing director at UHY Advisors, New York, was appointed to serve on the ACG New York board, the association of middle-market deal-making professionals.
Three tax partners in the New York City office of Marcum, New York, were honored in the inaugural edition of Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting by Crain’s New York Business: Janis Cowhey, a member of the firm’s trusts & estates tax group and national co-leader of the modern family & LGBT services practice; Rorrie Gregorio, national leader of Marcum’s family office practice and a member of the family wealth services group; and Elizabeth Mullen, a tax partner specializing in global corporate taxation and transfer pricing. In other firm news, Nancy Fannon, national leader of business valuation and litigation services, co-authored and edited the latest, fifth edition of “The Comprehensive Guide to Economic Damages.”
Jonathan Marks was hired as a partner in the specialized forensic litigation valuations services consulting practice at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, Philadelphia.
Emily Bomberger (pictured) was promoted to senior consultant, and Ryan Crucitt and Alexander Bozievich were hired as consultants, in the business consulting services group at RKL, Lancaster.
Jason Martin was named managing partner of the Memphis location of HHM CPAs.
The outcomes of two elections in Georgia that are scheduled for Jan. 5 are expected to determine the balance of power in the Senate and may also have an impact on the kind of tax planning that accountants should be advising their clients to do.
A group of 25 Democrats in the House wrote to congressional leaders asking them to provide $12.1 billion in funding for the Internal Revenue Service, including $5.2 billion for enforcement, with an eye toward cracking down on high-income tax cheats.