The National Association of Black Accountants announced NABA members that were appointed as advisory committee members for the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy: Felicia Farrar, to the Continuing Professional Education Committee; Sandra Gates to the Qualifications Committee; Teererai Mwaramba to the Behavioral Enforcement Committee; LaNita Ray to the Licensing Committee; Glenniece Stewart to the Peer Review Committee; and Dilliana Stewart to the Technical Standards Review Committee.
William Fritts, member of Smith Kearns & Co., was voted the No. 1 Accountant in the Tri-State area by Herald-Mail Media readers for 2017.
Karen Hudson was named chief sales officer at Grant Thornton, Minneapolis, to lead the firm’s sales enablement center of excellence and oversee the business development team.
MarksNelson hired five new team members: Jenny Anwander as a staff accountant in the assurance and business advisory department; Elaine Boch as a supervisor in the state and local tax area of the specialty services department; Carody Kean as a business development specialist in the marketing department; Bryan Moore as a senior consultant in the specialty services department; and Matthew Stuckey as a staff accountant in the assurance and business advisory department.