Tax and financial services technology company TaxSlayer, August, has added three new members to its leadership team. Chris Panagides as head of digital marketing; Marcella Garner as director of Project Management Office; and Josh Gaudin as head of strategic alliances and enterprise partnerships.
Lila Casper, a staff accountant in the Audit & Assurance Services Department of Sponsel CPA Group, has been appointed to the Audit Committee of Second Helpings, a Central Indiana nonprofit group that repurposes unused food for the hungry.
Jarett Sauer has joined Lewis, Hooper & Dick LLC, Garden City, as an associate. Sauer graduated from the University of Kansas with a BS in Business in 2016 and Master of Accounting in 2017, and was previously an intern with the firm.
Patricia Daquila and Laurie Wolfe, CPAs and senior tax advisors at Lassus Wherley, New Providence, have earned the Certified Financial Planner certification from the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. Daquila joined the firm in 1997, and Wolfe in 1995.
Helene Willberg has joined Alvarez & Marsal, Stockholm, as a managing director to co-lead the firm's Nordic operation.
Christopher Neal has joined Cherry Bekaert LLP, Richmond, as a tax partner. He will advise clients in the areas of tax minimization strategies, tax implications of business transactions and tax provision compliance, and will also serve as a member of THInc, Cherry Bekaert’s specialty practice that provides innovative solutions to clients in the industrial, technology and health & life sciences sectors.
Danielle Rolfes has joined KPMG LLP as a partner in the firm's Washington National Tax practice, where she will be co-head of WNT's International Tax Group. She most recently served as international tax counsel at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
Schenck SC announced the launch of Taureau Group LLC, an independent corporation owned by Schenck, Ann Hanna and Corey Vanderpoel. Hanna and Vanderpoel are both managing directors of Taureau Group and former managing directors of Schenck M&A Solutions.