Jerry Doyle was named strategic advisor at Pease & Associates, Cleveland.
Four members of Smith Elliott Kearns & Co., York, were appointed or reappointed to four committees in membership association Allinial Global. Timothy Peters, member of the firm, was reappointed to the accounting and auditing committee; Nathaniel Fissel, tax manager, was reappointed to the tax committee; MaryBeth Hockenberry, marketing director, was reappointed to the business development/marketing committee; and Laura Stover, human resources manager, was appointed to the human resources committee. In other firm news, Cory Cuffley, supervisor, was appointed to the executive committee of the South Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs for a two-year term.
The Rhode Island Society of CPAs announced current board member officers and new board members appointed. Current Board officers elevated and members installed include: David Lucier, chair-elect; John Ayers, vice-chair; Marianne Caserta, treasurer; Erica Guatieri, secretary; Ken Andsager, past chair; and new members Gerald Benson, Dan Bonnette, Richard Botham, David Krekorian and Paul Ragosta. New Board members installed include: Jennifer Freitas of Piccerelli, Gilstein & Co., Michael Kraten, Providence College associate professor of accounting; Edward Yazbak of Yazbak & Co., Ltd.