Postlethwaite & Netterville appoints new CEO ; Blue & Co. hires HR officer; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.
Amit Nayar was named vice president of engineering at FloQast, Los Angeles.
Avani Desai was named the new president of Top 100 Firm Schellman & Co., Tampa. (Read the full story.)
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Chicago, announced five new hires: Susana Balcazar as a proofreader and accounting assistant; and Anne Beason, Serita Bowdry, Alexandra Dewey and Chris Izak as members of the audit services department.
Nancy Rife was hired as human resources officer at Blue & Co., Carmel.
Dan Gardiner was installed as chief executive officer and managing director at Postlethwaite & Netterville, Baton Rouge, as part of an announced, formal transition, succeeding Bill Balhoff. (See the full story.)
Katherine Whitehead, valuation expert at BerryDunn, Portland, earned her Certified Valuation Analyst designation.
Sean Balisle was promoted to audit & assurance director at KPM CPAs & Advisors, Springfield.
Kirk Leoni, principal at Nathan Wechsler & Co., Concord, was re-elected as chair of Canterbury Shaker Village, marking his third time chairing the nonprofit organization’s board of trustees.
Charles Schneider was hired as national tax practice leader at Mazars USA, New York.
Jill Gilbert, a partner in the audit services group at RKL, Lancaster, was named one of the 2018 “Women of Influence” by Central Penn Business Journal, recognizing significant professional and philanthropic contributions.
Brian Kirk was appointed practice lead of the cybersecurity division of Elliott Davis, Greenville.
Christian Heuer was hired as senior manager of the health care business valuation team at LBMC, Nashville.
Tony Saucedo was hired as a tax manager, and Frank Lu was promoted to tax manager, at Linn Thurber, Houston.
Marvin Rust was hired as managing director and head of Taxand Europe, and Louise Jenkins and Andrew Ponting as senior directors, at Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, London.