People on the move: MWE names pair of partners in planned next-gen transition

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  • March 17 2017, 3:48pm EDT

Prager Metis, PKF O’Connor Davies and Marcum also appoint partners; RKL EVP is named a Woman of Influence; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.

CALIFORNIA

Donald Watson was promoted to senior tax manager in the health care services department of HMWC CPAs & Business Advisors.

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LONDON

Carl Douglas, corporate controller at Brazilian-based CCR Group; Mikael Hagström, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Dongfeng Commercial Vehicles in China; Bruce Mackenzie, managing partner of W Consulting International in South Africa; and Bonnie Van Etten, NAFTA chief accounting office at FCA US LLC in the U.S., have been reappointed to the IFRS Interpretations Committee for a second three-year term, starting July 1, 2017.

MAINE

Andrew Majka was hired as senior manager in the healthcare industry group of BerryDunn, Portland.

MASSACHUSETTS

Leonard Yeap was appointed staff accountant at Rodman CPAs, Brighton.

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MICHIGAN

Teresa Gordon, shareholder at Clayton & McKervey, Detroit, was appointed to the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce – Detroit (SACC) board.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Oreste “Rusty” Mosca, managing director at Nathan Wechsler & Co., Concord, was re-elected for a one-year term as treasurer and board member of the New Hampshire/Vermont Chapter of the Associated Builder and Contractors.

NEW YORK

Amy Joyce was named partner in the trusts & estates group of Prager Metis, Woodbury. She joins the firm with expertise in fiduciary income tax, estate tax, gift tax and generation-skipping transfer tax.

Anthony Mirenda was appointed head of communications for the global organization International Federation of Accountants, New York.

Joseph Centofanti was hired as a partner in the government services division of PKF O’Connor Davies, New York.

Scott Saulino and Paul Becht were named partners at Margolin, Winer & Evens as part of a planned transition to a new generation of leadership. Saulino joined MWE in 2002 as an auditor and is a member of the real estate practice group, and Becht joins the firm from Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, where he was an audit partner for five years.

Dana Fried was hired as managing director of national tax services at CohnReznick, New York.

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NORTH CAROLINA

David Evans, regional managing partner of Dixon Hughes Goodman’s south region, Charlotte, was elected to the board of directors of the PhD Project, which helps minorities attain their PhD in all disciplines to become to business professors who will teach the next generation of leaders.

PENNSYLVANIA

Laurie Peer, executive vice president of the investment advisory subsidiary, RKL Wealth Management, of RKL, Wyomissing, was named one of the 2017 Women of Influence by Lehigh Valley Business, recognizing her professional achievements, leadership qualities and community involvement.

Laura Gitlin and Tracey Nguyen were hired as senior managing directors in the transaction services practice of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, Philadelphia.

Jonathan Marks, a forensic accountant and fraud strategist, was appointed partner in the advisory services division of Marcum LLP, Philadelphia.

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Ed Offterdinger, executive managing partner of Baker Tilly, and his wife Donna were presented with the James L. Eichberg Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing individuals who have demonstrated dedication and commitment to the organization’s mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. They were honored at the 30th annual Leukemia Ball on March 11.