David Brown, a senior accountant at Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith, Birmingham, has received a Public Service Award from the Alabama Society of CPAs, while founding shareholder John Shank has been elected secretary/treasurer of the society. 

    Vicki A. McIntyre has joined the ethics and compliance practice of Lyndon Group, Newport Beach, as an associate. ... David Downing has joined NetSuite Inc., San Mateo, as chief marketing officer. ... Lance Adams has been promoted to partner in the audit and assurance practice of Windes & McClaughry Accountancy Corp., Long Beach. ... Eric Yeoman, of ThomasYork LLP, San Ramon, has earned his CPA license. ... RBZ LLP, Los Angeles, announced a number of promotions: Eric Liu has been promoted to supervisor; Michael Bossi to manager; and Jason Zayon and Catherine Catherine to senior supervisors.

    Travis S. Hudson and Carol A. Lewis have been made partners at BKD LLP, Denver, while JoAnne C. Bennett and David C. Jansen have been promoted to senior manager.

    Avelino Rodrigues, director of litigation at Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra LLP Miami, has earned the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist designation from the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists.

    Robert Ainsworth, Jake M. Bodenheimer, Michael Bohling, Wayne S. Gilmore and Sheryl A. Shepherd have been admitted as principals at HLB Gross Collins PC, Atlanta, while Jamie Jinks and Mark Chase have been promoted to supervisor. ... Jane Walley has rejoined Porter Keadle Moore LLP, Atlanta, as a tax director. The firm also announced a number of promotions: Arvil Stanford has been promoted to partner; Leslie Holley, Jamie Hood and Anneli Taylor to manager; Chelsea
    Carpenter, Stephen Clements, Candice Gaston, Ben Hudson, Kevin McCreary and Jim Rumph to senior; and David Berry and Heather Tighe to associate.

    The Indiana CPA Society announced its Board of Directors for 2008-09: Mark R. Lanning will serve as chair; J. Douglas Roth as chair-elect; John P. Kane, Joseph A. Scheidler and Catharine P. Stewart as vice chairs; and Julia Ritter Barber, Douglas L. Dell, Richard S. Dennen, Lisa Fleck, Charles Johnson, Michelle A. Kerr, Kevin Kruggel, William N. Kulsrud, M. Darren Root, Robert E. Swartz, Steven R. Johnson and Tony Maidenberg as directors. ... Rebecca Ogle, Susan C. Bradford and Jeff R. Boomershine have been promoted to principal at Somerset CPAs PC, Indianapolis.

    Jay E. Power has been promoted to partner in the Tax Consulting Services Group of RubinBrown, Overland Park.

    Chris Guidugli has joined Rudler & Associates, Fort Wright, as a staff accountant.

    Michael Shelby has joined the Tax Department of Sturn Wagner Lombardo & Co. LLC, Annapolis, as a tax manager, while Charles McBee has been promoted to manager, and Christopher Guay to supervisor. ... Allen DeLeon, founding partner of DeLeon & Stang, Gaithersburg, has received the Max Teichman Outstanding Chair Award from the Maryland Association of CPAs for his work as chair of the Legislative Executive Committee for 2007-2008. In addition, Brett Friedman, a financial advisor with the firm, has earned the Registered Investment Advisor designation.

    Stephen A. Rollins has joined the Audit and Accounting Department of G.T. Reilly & Co., Milton, as an entry-level staff accountant. ... Lutof Awdeh Sr. has joined Vitale Caturano, Boston, as a manager in the tax practice. ... Nicole M. Zompa has joined the Boston office of McGladrey & Pullen LLP as an audit partner. ... Robert Perry is retiring as a partner at Meyers Brothers Kalicka. He began his career in 1973, and joined the firm in 1995.

    Andrea J. Peters has joined Rehmann Group as an associate in the Accounting, Consulting and Tax Group in the Farmington Hills office, while Cheryl A. Tront has joined Rehmann Financial, Troy, as an administrative assistant.

    Melinda Porter and Claudia Stuppy have joined Stone Carlie & Co. LLC, Clayton, as staff accountants, while Sarah Arendell has joined Stone Carlie Wealth Advisory as a manager. ... John W. Lindbloom, a principal with Huber, Ring, Helm & Co. PC, St. Louis, has been named CPA of the Year by the St. Louis Chapter of the Missouri Society of CPAs. ... Eugene C. Hendrickson has been promoted to partner in the State and Local Tax Services Group at RubinBrown, St. Louis.

    David Gannon has been promoted to partner at Wiss and Co. LLP, Iselin.

    Ria Botzler, owner of Checks and Doublechecks, Albuquerque, has earned the Innovation Award of the Professional Association of Small Business Accountants.

    Paul J. Konigsberg, president of Konigsberg Wolf & Co. PC, New York City, has received the 2008 Einstein Humanitarian Award from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. ... Joe Arroyo has joined CIT Group Inc., New York City, as chief financial officer of CIT Vendor Finance. ... Ronald A. Joma has joined Amper, Politziner & Mattia, New York City, as a senior manager in risk advisory services. ... Christopher J. Janis and Raymond J. Paolantonio have joined Weiser LLP, New York City, as partners in its governance, compliance and risk management practice. ... Mark S. Warshavsky, partner-in-charge of the Business Valuation and Litigation Support Group at Gettry Marcus Stern & Lehrer CPA PC, Woodbury, has recently been named president-elect of the Nassau County Chapter of the New York State Society of CPAs.

    Genevia Gee Fulbright, the president and chief operating officer of Fulbright & Fulbright CPA, Durham, has been awarded the 2008 Presidential Service Award by the National Association of Black Accountants. ... R. Milton Howell, of Davenport, Marvin, Joyce & Co. LLP, Greensboro, has been elected to a second term as chair of the North Carolina Association of CPAs’ Tax Committee.

    Richard E. Davis has been elected managing shareholder of Elliott Davis LLC, Greenville. In addition, Keith Hendrix and Richard Battle have joined the firm’s shareholder group, in the Greenville and the Charlotte, N.C., offices, respectively.

    Hollie Hissam has joined LBMC Healthcare Group LLC, Knoxville, as a health care consultant. In addition, Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC announced a number of promotions: In the Knoxville office, Marianne Nichols has been promoted to senior manager, Rebecca Krumdieck to manager, and Kelly Fitzpatrick and Jessica Stanford to senior. In the Chattanooga office, Jay Jenkins has been promoted to senior, and Kathy Howell to administration manager. In the Nashville office, Matt Thomas, Robert Nichols, Matthew King, Lauren Houpt, Kristopher Miller, Ben Carver and Dane Blythe have been promoted to senior; Hollie Kemmer, Julie Bartlett and Robyn Barton to manager; and Chad Milom, Nick Hill and Melissa Cothran to senior manager.

    Duane DuCharme has joined the Board of Directors of Ryan, Dallas.

    Bridget Dillon has joined Halt, Buzas & Powell Ltd., Alexandria, as an audit staff accountant. ... Cherie James, a shareholder of Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer PC, Norfolk, has been appointed to the Housing Credit Certification Professional Board of Governors of the National Association of Home Builders.

    Kolb+Co. SC, Brookfield, announced a number of new hires: Brianne Buerger has joined the firm as an office assistant, and  Christine Lohmiller as an administrative assistant, while Terri Wargolet and Rachel Womack have joined Kolb+Co. Retirement Plan Services LLC as a senior retirement plan administrator and a retirement plan administrator, respectively.
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