Katz, Sapper & Miller appoints first CIO; Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck announces next MP; and more personnel news.
Joanne Wiggins-Barros was hired as a tax and accounting partner at SD Mayer & Associates, San Francisco.
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Joel Black was appointed the next chair of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. (Read the full story.)
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Lee Sausen (pictured) was promoted to supervisor and Richard Gledhill was promoted to staff II accountant at Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, Wilmington.
Casimira Pittman (pictured) was named a partner at Smith & Howard, Atlanta, where she has worked since 2008 and developed expertise in the manufacturing and distribution industry.
Thomas Brooks, Maggie Wise and Rebekah Judge were promoted to principals at Windham Brannon, Atlanta.
Fahad Haddad and William Runowksi were promoted to partners at Topel Forman, Chicago.
Fady Qaddoura was named the first chief innovation officer at Katz, Sapper & Miller, Indianapolis. Additionally, Lisa Curry (pictured) and Beth Scott were promoted to partner and Amy Lehrman to managing director of the Fort Wayne office.
Somerset CPAs and Advisors, Indianapolis, promoted three to senior manager: Kevin Koven on the assurance team, Lori Porten in health care, and Beth Slaninka on the real estate team.
Scott Brawdy was promoted to partner at Honkamp Krueger & Co., Dubuque.
Theresa Batliner, in the not-for-profit service team and assurance services department, Michelle Deans, who focuses on manufacturing, auto dealer and commercial clients, and Sean Ennis, who works in insurance and health care auditing, were appointed partners at MCM CPAs & Advisors, Louisville.
Andrea Reilly was hired as a senior manager in the tax practice at Baker Newman Noyes, Portland.
Andrew Bostian was elected partner in the litigation and business valuation group and Lindsey McGrath (pictured) was elected partner in the tax department, at Blumshapiro, Quincy.
Katie Belanger, Joshua England, Courtney McFarland and Michael Pruell were promoted to partners at AAFCPAs, Westborough.
Jeffrey Allen was promoted to partner at Maner Costerisan, Lansing, where he has worked for 11 years, and Monica Jane Terry was promoted to manager in the Lansing office’s audit department.
Victoria Holthaus was promoted to partner at Abdo, Eick and Meyers, Edina.
Steve Toomey was named the next managing partner of BKD Wealth Advisors, a subsidiary of BKD, Springfield. Toomey will succeed Jack Thurman and assume the role June 1, 2020, while Thurman plans to retire May 31, 2021.
Melissa Manley was hired as an administrative assistant and Cristin McCoy (pictured) as a staff accountant at KPM CPAs & Advisors, Springfield. Additionally, the firm announced tax team supervisor Katie Fulp was named a Springfield Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree.
Kimberly Pecora (pictured) was hired as a senior manager in the tax practice and Matt Vasil as an audit senior manager at Baker Newman Noyes, Manchester.
Joseph Rust (pictured), managing partner for the western region, was named strategic innovation officer at Prager Metis, New York. In this role, Rust will oversee and advise on all aspects of strategic focus, direction and execution of a culture of innovation.
Marks Paneth announced several promotions to partner. The firm promoted, in the Long Island office: Pamela Cianciotta in the commercial business group; and Gina Citrola and Deana Wetzel in the real estate group; and in the New York office: Magdalena Czemiawski and Matthew Estersohn in the nonprofit, government and health care group; John D’Amico in the professional standards group; Jennifer Leelaviwatana in the private client services group; and Elizabeth Mueller in the hospitality group.
Veronique Horne was admitted as a partner and Ross Hurwitz, Joseph Most and Erica Rice were promoted to principals at Berdon, New York.
Danielle Cimato (pictured) was hired as chief marketing officer and Jay Oliphant was named director of sales, at Dixon Hughes Goodman, Charlotte.
Floyd Roades, Sam Slonaker and Mike Wade were hired as senior managers and 20 other new hires also joined the Southwest Ohio offices of RSM. Wade and Slonaker will join the Dayton office and Roades will be joining the Cincinnati office.
Chad Emmert, Curtis Sawyer and Shaivi Vassanadu were named partners at the Aldrich Group of Companies, Lake Oswego. Emmert and Vassanadu have expertise in construction while Sawyer specializes in agribusiness.
Carrie Booth (pictured) and Johnathon Heller were named partners in the tax services group, and Stephen Runyeon as a partner in the audit services group, at RKL, Lancaster. Additionally, Tyler Harris was hired as a senior wealth analyst at RKL Wealth Management, a subsidiary of RKL.
Elizabeth Patterson was hired as a senior accountant in the audit services department; Michael Godown was hired as a staff I accountant in the accounting and tax services departments; and Tom Nuneviller and Jarett Priester were hired as staff I accountants in the accounting services department, at DunlapSLK, Chalfont.
Michael Kessler was promoted to partner in the health care audit and advisory practice at Arnett Carbis Toothman, New Castle.
Richard Bhola was hired as a member in the assurance and advisory services department at Scott and Co., Columbia.
Skeet Haag was named managing partner at Reynolds, Bone & Griesbeck, Memphis, succeeding John Griesbeck, who has served as managing partner since 2004. Haag has been with the firm since 1981, serving as the firm’s assurance partner for many years, leading its niche practice areas for manufacturing, distribution, dealerships and employee benefit plan audits.
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Sam Razmandi (pictured) was promoted to entrepreneurial advisory services director and tax director Martin Euson was added to the shareholder group, at PKF Texas, Houston.
Matthew Reiter, audit partner in the Plano office of Whitley Penn, was reappointed to the Frisco Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Ann Sultan and James Gadwood were elected members of the firm at Miller & Chevalier Chartered.
Morgan Holtman was hired as a partner on the international tax team at BakerHostetler.
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Justin Schumaker (pictured) was promoted to partner in the health care services group at Arnett Carbis Toothman, Charleston.
Camico, one of the biggest providers of liability insurance for accountants, has reached an agreement with another major insurer, CPA Mutual, to transfer CPA Mutual’s Accountants Professional Liability Insurance program to Camico, effective Jan. 1, 2021, as accountants’ policies renew.