Clifton Gunderson, the 14th largest accounting firm in the U.S., has named Krista McMasters as the firm's first female CEO.

The firm claims that McMasters is the first female to serve as CEO in the nation's top 25 CPA firms in the history of the profession. She succeeds Carl George, who after 16 years as CEO is planning to retire next year. McMasters is transitioning into her new role and will take office on June 1, 2009. On the same date, the firm will move its headquarters to Milwaukee from Peoria, Ill.

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