Ramirez International, Irvine, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. It was founded in 1980, and has clients in over 13 countries.


Anchin, Block & Anchin, New York City, has established a Cayman Islands practice to provide audit services to funds registered in the Cayman Islands. Anchin, Block & Anchin (Cayman) Ltd. will be managed by Philip Rankin.


A personnel-driven fundraising effort and firm matching program at Crowe Horwath LLP, Oak Brook, collected $109,285 for earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. UNICEF and the American Red Cross were the beneficiary organizations. The firm committed to match employee donations up to $50,000, and more than 400 individuals at Crowe donated $59,285 for disaster relief efforts.


Katz, Sapper & Miller LLP, Indianapolis, held its first-ever KSM Community Day late last year, with over 200 firm staff rolling up their sleeves at Broad Ripple Magnet High School for the Arts & Humanities to give the school grounds a "green makeover," including planting 50 trees, ornamental grasses and over 100 perennials; constructing a stone wall and pathway; and building and installing five planter benches.


Deming, Malone, Livesay & Ostroff PSC, Louisville, has joined BKR International. It has 13 partners and a staff of 70.


RSM McGladrey, Bloomington, announced a three-year title sponsorship agreement with the PGA Tour to create the McGladrey Classic, which will be held Oct. 7-10 as part of the PGA Tour Fall Series, and will be played on the Seaside Course in Georgia. Davis Love III will serve as tournament chairman, and his brother Mark Love will be executive director of the McGladrey Classic. Tour member Zach Johnson will serve on the tournament board.The purse will be $4 million and the tournament's charitable beneficiaries will include Special Olympics and local charities in the Sea Island-Brunswick area. ... Eric Sheehan and Dean Speidel, two principals from accounting firm Olsen Thielen, have spun off the firm's IT consulting, software selection, solution integration and managed services business into a separate company, OTT Inc., St. Paul. The 15-year-old business became independent on Dec. 31, 2009.


A number of accounting firms were named to Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For list for 2010, including Ernst & Young (No. 44), Plante & Moran (No. 66), Deloitte (No. 70), PricewaterhouseCoopers (No. 71) and KPMG (No. 88). ... Lazar Lipton Valuation Services, New York, has changed its name to ParenteBeard LLC; it had previously operated as a division of ParenteBeard, after it was acquired last year. ... Friedman LLP has been named a Best Place to Work in New York City by Crain's New York Business, ranking No. 11.


Braver PC has moved its Providence office to a new downtown location in the Packet Building at 155 South Main Street.


WebsterRogers LLP has moved to a new suite of offices in The Tower at 1301 Gervais, Suite 1950, Columbia, S.C.

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