Candace Wright was re-appointed chair of the Private Company Council of the Financial Accounting Foundation, Norwalk, for a three-year term, while current PCC members Timothy Curt and David Lomax were reappointed for two-year terms. The appointments are all effective Jan. 1, 2019.
Adam Pechin and Thomas Vance were promoted to directors at Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams Ltd., Chicago.
Samantha Williams was hired as an associate at Lewis, Hooper & Dick, Garden City.
Melissa Abbott was hired as a tax principal at Berdon, New York.
Martin McCarthy, managing partner of McCarthy & Co., Lafayette Hill, was elected to serve as a member of the Council of the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs.
Jason DaPonte was appointed managing partner at Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., Providence, where he has worked since 2008, succeeding Michael DeCataldo, who will remain with the firm as senior tax partner.
Matthew Jacques was named the new chief accountant in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement.