KRMT Walks for Children's HomeThe staff of Clearwater, Fla.-based Kirkland, Russ, Murphy & Tapp PA walked over 260 miles as part of a series of activities to raise money for The Children's Home, which included the Walk-A-Thon and Jeans Days and helped the firm raise $10,000 for the Tampa charity. Every year the staff of KRMT selects a worthy organization to either sponsor or partner with in a community service project. In the past the staff has worked with Habitat for Humanity and Joshua House, among others.


Greenstein, Rogoff, Olsen & Co. LLP has open of a new office, its third, at 50 California Street, Ste. 1500, in San Francisco. ... Haskell & White LLP, Irvine, received its fourth Distinguished Achievement Award at the 25th Annual Business in the Arts Awards hosted by the Orange County Business Committee for the Arts.


Ellin & Tucker Chartered has opened a new office at the Water's Edge complex at 4692 Millennium Drive in Belcamp. Principal Donald S. Miller will lead the new office.


Thomson Tax & Accounting, New York City, has joined Financial Executives International's Strategic Partners Program. ... Grimaldi & Nelkin CPAs PLLC, Syracuse, has joined Enterprise Network Worldwide. ... PricewaterhouseCoopers, New York City, marked the fifth anniversary of its Ulysses Programme, a pro-bono leadership initiative that links executive development to community development. Since its launch in 2001, 80 PwC partners have participated from 32 different territories worldwide. This year's participants included: Tracey Jennings, a corporate tax partner in the Toronto office, and Stephane Piffero, an associated partner in the Paris office, who worked on rural development in Paraguay; Anthony Klein, a international tax and transaction services partner in the Melbourne office, who worked on basic education in China; Robbie Gimblett, lead partner of the PCS Team in New Zealand, who worked on mental health in Ghana; Arthur Baines, a principal in the advisory practice in Washington D.C., who worked on AIDS issues in Cameroon; Duncan McNab, an assurance and banking and capital markets partner in London, who worked on waste management in Peru; and Sakaya Johns Rani, an executive director with the Executive Services Group in Malaysia, who worked on water and sustainable development issues in Madagascar.


CBiz and Mayer Hoffman McCann PC, Cleveland, have added David Brown Jr., CPA, and his practice to their downtown Minneapolis office. ... Skoda, Minotti & Co., Cleveland, was one of 11 recipients of the Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service. The award, presented by Smart Business, is given to companies for their service and dedication to making Northeast Ohio a better place to live and work.


Beard Miller Co. LLP has sold its financial outsourcing solutions practice to McKonly & Asbury. The FOS staff, including partner Tom Strause, will join McKonly & Asbury.


RGL - Forensic Accountants & Consultants has opened an office in Singapore that will be led by director Adrienne Kouwenhoven.


The Houston CPA Society's CPAs Helping Schools Committee presented $5,800 to seven school programs in a number of local school districts. Funding comes from CPAs Helping Schools, which receives 20 percent of the society's annual charity event net proceeds. Fundraising is currently underway for a Feb. 17 charity event.


Kurumsal Vizyon Auditing and CPAs Corp., Ankara, has joined Enterprise Network Worldwide.


A new CPA firm, Kollath & Associates CPA LLC, has been launched in Madison to provide assurance, tax and consulting services for property and casualty insurers.

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