Scott Davis of Rodman CPAs
Scott Davis leaves his own practice to join Rodman CPAs, and other personnel news from firms around the country.
ALABAMA
Chris Morrow, chief information officer at Warren Averett, Birmingham, received the Bridging the Gap Firm Management Award from Boomer Consulting Inc., in recognition of his effective efforts to integrate IT strategy, leadership and resources with his firm’s vision, plans and goals.
FLORIDA
Brian Schlang was named a principal in the tax and accounting department at MBAF, Miami.
ILLINOIS
Steven Lewis, a director at Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams Ltd., Chicago, was named a 2018 Five Star Investment Professional by Five Star Professional, which recognizes outstanding professionals who provide quality services to their clients in the estate planning, taxation and insurance fields.
Marrs-Jan-Mize Houser
KANSAS
Jan Marrs was hired as talent leader at Mize Houser & Co., Topeka, responsible for talent planning, leadership and all aspects of human resources.
KENTUCKY
Dean Dorton Allen Ford announced a number of new hires in Lexington: Gui Cozzi has joined the firm as an associate director in technology consulting, Austin McQueen and Aaron Hubs as help desk associates, and Jacob Singleton as a technology consultant.
Kase-Robert-RS&F
MARYLAND
Robert Kase has been promoted to partner at Rosen, Sapperstein & Friedlander LLC, Towson. He will work with the Tax Department to improve efficiency while handling engagements for many of the firm’s high net-worth and complex corporate clients, as well as developing new practice areas to expand RS&F’s information technology and cybersecurity service offerings.
Davis-Scott-Rodman CPAs
MASSACHUSETTS
Scott Davis has joined Rodman CPAs, Waltham, as a senior tax manager. He previously had his own practice in New Hampshire for five years. Prior to that, he spent more than 10 years working at a number of Big Four firms.
Raymond Nisivoccia, founding partner of Nisivoccia LLP, receives an awards at the NJBiz Icon Honors Celebration in 2018
NEW JERSEY
Raymond Nisivoccia, founding partner of Nisivoccia LLP, Mt. Arlington, was honored at the NJBiz Icon Honors Celebration, where New Jersey business leaders over the age of 60 are recognized for their success and demonstration of strong leadership both within and outside of their chosen field. The ceremony, which honored more than 25 leaders in the state, was hosted at the Palace at Somerset Park.
Steel-Andrew-DMJ & Co.
NORTH CAROLINA
Andrew Steel, tax manager at DMJ & Co., Greensboro, was selected as a member of Leadership North Carolina Class XXVI, joining other individuals interested in learning more about North Carolina and connecting with fellow leaders.
Cherry-Vicki-Elliott Davis
TENNESSEE
Vicki Cherry (pictured), a tax shareholder and member of Vaden Group, the Nashville-based entertainment and sports business management practice of Elliott Davis, has been named a Top Business Manager for 2018 by Billboard Magazine.

Jonathan Frost, managing partner of J.D. Frost & Co. PLLC, has been accepted as a member of Real Estate and Construction CPAs, a nationwide association.

Pam Morris has been named chief operating officer at HHM CPAs, Chattanooga and Memphis. She was a partner at HHM until 2015, when she founded Freight Depot Accounting, an affiliate of the firm.
TEXAS
Michelle Starr was hired as a forensic litigation and valuation services director in the Houston office of Whitley Penn.
WASHINGTON, D.C.
Jennifer Ray was hired as a principal in the pass-throughs group of the Washington national tax practice at Deloitte.