EY appoints Portland managing director; Dixon Hughes Goodman admits 13 partners; and other recent hires, promotions and personnel news from firms across the country.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board, Norwalk, appointed three new members to its Investor Advisory Committee: Janet Pegg, senior analyst, Zion Research Group; Yoni Engelhart, partner, Schilit Forensics; and Brian Kleinhanzl, managing director, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.
Dean Dorton, Lexington, announced four hires: Jordan Martin as an office specialist, Tiffany Smith and Chris Davis as associates, and Dawn Lenzini as a manager, in accounting and financial outsourcing.
Saidu Hasim-Cole was hired as a staff accountant in the business services department, and Delmas Lake was hired as a staff auditor, at DeLeon & Stang CPAs and Advisors, Gaithersburg.
Wesley Salisbury, a financial accounting software consultant at Maner Costerisan, Lansing, earned his Certified Management Accountant designation.
Kathy Ruggieri was hired as a principal and team member in the health care services group at WithumSmith+Brown, Whippany.
Carolyn Dolci, partner in the professional serviced group at EisnerAmper, New York, was named a 2018 Policy Maker by the Executive Women of New Jersey at the group’s May 9 gala in Somerset Park.

Lee Ferber, partner at Gettry Marcus, Woodbury, will be spearheading the expansion of the firm’s business advisory group.

Joseph Shanahan was hired as the director of sales, employee benefits, at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, Melville.

Nancy Zucker was hired as vice present at Marcum Search, the executive recruiting and temporary staffing affiliate of accounting and advisory firm Marcum, to head a new division focused exclusively on recruiting for human resources.
Dixon Hughes Goodman, Charlotte, admitted 13 new partners and principals, effective June 1, in nine offices. In Atlanta: Thomas England and Sarah Saunders in assurance; in Fort Worth, Texas: Ashley Ensley and Matthew Howell in assurance and Jon Gee in tax;in Charleston, S.C.: Richard Livingston in forensics and valuation services; in Greenville, S.C.: Jimmy ten Pas in tax; in Tysons, Va.: Dennis McLister in transaction advisory services; in Richmond, Va.: Ben Sady in risk advisory; in Birmingham, Ala.: Ryne Montgomery in tax; in Raleigh, N.C.: Zach Shelton in IT advisory; in Memphis, Tenn.: Stephen Slabaugh in tax; and in Tampa, Fla.: Daron Tarlton in assurance.
Brandon Bridwell was appointed managing director in Portland at Ernst & Young. Bridwell will be responsible for continuing to develop EY’s relationships with community, government, and business leaders across Oregon and Southern Washington and will work with the leadership team of EY partners in Portland.
Paul Ginman was named regional executive director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region at Nexia International, London.
Carman Faison, a senior manager at Mitchell Wiggins, Richmond, was named a Top 5 Under 35 award honoree by the Virginia Society of CPAs.
Caryn Kauffman was named chief financial officer of the Securities and Exchange Commission, where she has served as Acting CFO since February 2017.
Maureen Pistone was hired as a member of the executive leadership team and the chief human resources officer at Wipfli, Milwaukee.