Edward Buttner has joined Veris Consulting Inc. as a senior managing director, giving the firm an office in Jacksonville, which he will lead, and which will include several colleagues from his prior firm.



SS&G has opened an office in downtown Chicago to complement its presence in nearby Des Plaines. ... Porte Brown Wealth Management, Elk Grove Village, received a 3 Diamond Eagle Award at 1st Global's 20th Annual National Conference, and the firm's Nicky Mackowiak was honored with the Wealth Management Assistant Service Award.



PwC US, New York City, earned two Best in KLAS Awards from KLAS Research as a top services provider for its work in helping to improve the financial performance of hospitals and other health care providers. Separately, the firm partnered with MetricStream Inc. to enhance its risk assurance capabilities in providing integrated governance, risk and compliance solutions. ... Deloitte, New York City, was named the leading consulting provider globally based on 2010 aggregate revenue and strength of capability in Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory's Global Consulting Marketplace 2011-2014. ... Five major accounting firms were named to Fortune Magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For for 2012: Plante Moran (No. 37); PwC (No. 48); Ernst & Young (No. 59); Deloitte (No. 67); and KPMG (No. 94). ... Weiser Capital Management LLC, the independent, full-service wealth advisory firm of WeiserMazars LLP, New York City, will be renamed WeiserMazars Wealth Advisors LLC.



The Portland office of KPMG is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding in 1912 by the aptly named J.P. Cash with a $1,200 advance from the New York office of KPMG predecessor Marwick, Mitchell, Peat and Co.



Citrin Cooperman sponsored the annual Taste of Success fundraiser in Philadelphia of Entrepreneur Works, a nonprofit that provides business development services and loans to entrepreneurs.



Business & Technology System Integrators, the wholly owned technology consulting subsidiary of Argy, Wiltse & Robinson PC, McLean, has changed its name to Argy Technology Solutions. It also earned the Silver Midmarket Solution Provider Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network.

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