Martin D. Williams has been named managing partner of Machen, McChesney & Chastain LLP, Auburn. ... Jaime Elliot, a senior accountant at Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith, Birmingham, has received her CPA license, while shareholder Myra Roberts has earned the Accredited Estate Planner designation from the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils.



    Manuel J. Ramirez, president and chief executive officer of Ramirez International, Irvine, has been named vice president of the California Board of Accountancy. ... James Cordova has been named department chairman of the tax and accounting services practice of Windes & McClaughry Accountancy Corp., Long Beach. ... Wade McKnight, an audit partner in the San Diego office of J.H. Cohn LLP, has been appointed to the San Diego City Council's Audit Committee. ... Abhinesh Jit, Eric B. Yeoman and Tricia Veneracion-Millena have been promoted to senior accountant at ThomasYork LLP, San Ramon. 



    Bondi & Co., Englewood, announced a number of promotions: Chuck Ellefson and Kyle Swarthout were promoted to senior accountant; and Jennifer Ulrich, Karissa Stevens and Cheryl Wallace to manager. ... Robert L. Cohen has been admitted as a partner at Anton Collins Mitchell LLP, Denver, while Jillian Giambarberee was promoted to tax manager and Ryan Pospeck to audit manager. ... Steven M. Stark has been named managing partner of Stark Winter Schenkein & Co. LLP, Denver.



    Janet M. Nahorney has been promoted to partner at Blum Shapiro, West Hartford. ... Marisol Torres and Charles Valverde have joined Reynolds & Rowella LLP, Fairfield County, as associates.



    John Reynolds has joined LBA CPAs PA, Jacksonville, as a principal, while staff accountants Eric H. Ingalls and Chris Kolnicky have passed the CPA Exam. ... Larry Nelson has joined the Fort Myers office of Gilman Ciocia Inc. ... Johnnie James has been named executive managing director of the Florida practice of RSM McGladrey/McGladrey & Pullen. 



    Glenn Aldridge, of Tarpley & Underwood PC, Atlanta, has joined the Board of Directors of Operation HOPE, while the firm's Chris O'Neal has joined the Board of Directors of Mercy Tree Ministries. 



    James L. Hamilton and Christopher S. Bozarth have been named partners of Weiss & Co. LLP, Glenview. ... Wally Gruenes has been named national managing partner of the consumer and industrial products practice of Grant Thornton LLP, Chicago, succeeding Jim Maurer, who will now lead the firm's Strategic Learning Group.



    Kathleen S. New has been promoted to senior tax associate at RSM McGladrey Inc., Des Moines. ... Scott D. Ernst and Timothy J. Swedean have formed Ernst, Swedean & Associates PC, Sioux City. ... Thad A. Lichter has joined Erpelding Voigt & Co LLP, Algona, as a tax manager. ... Roger C. Jones, of Clifton Gunderson LLP, West Des Moines, has been elected to the nine-member board of the national firm. ... Jennifer J. Nelson has joined Renner & Birchem PC, Britt, as an accountant. ... James T. Anderson has joined Grinnell-Newburg School District, Grinnell, as business manager, board secretary and board treasurer.



    Mary Floto has been promoted to manager at Lewis, Hooper & Dick LLC, Garden City.



    Sweta Shah has been promoted to senior accountant, and Ryan Crabbs to in-charge accountant, at DeLeon & Stang, Gaithersburg, while senior manager Stan Berger has been named an honorary member of the American Institute of CPAs. ... Eric M. Rafail and Jason M. Fleetwood have been named members of Watkins, Meegan, Drury & Co. LLC, Bethesda, while Edward Rodriguez and Mary Beth Rinaldi have joined the firm's Forensic Accounting & Dispute Services Group.



    Rheanon Romero and Haley Keefe have joined KAF Financial Group, Braintree, as staff accountants. ... Sean Wandrei, tax manager at Meyers Brothers Kalicka PC, Holyoke, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield.

    He will serve as treasurer. ... Giuseppe Femia has been promoted to audit manager at G.T. Reilly & Co., Milton.



    Scott D. O'Rourke has been promoted to senior manager in the Accounting and Auditing Department of Gordon Advisors PC, Troy.



    Brown Smith Wallace LLC, St. Louis, announced a number of new hires: Jacquelyn Busekrus has joined the firm as a financial analyst; Matthew Hans, A.J. Weber and Nicole Thompson as staff accountants; and Craig Cowley, Nicole Smith and Lisa Willman as medical billing specialists at BSW Medical Billing Services. ... Stone Carlie & Co. LLC, Clayton, announced a number of new hires and promotions: Jason Fletcher, Melinda Porter and Katie Miller have joined the firm as staff accountants, and Matthew Fisher as a manager, while Matthew S. Powell and Michael V. Scine have been promoted to supervisor.



    Edward G. O'Connell has rejoined Cowan, Gunteski & Co. PA, Toms River, as director-in-charge of accounting and auditing, as well as a leader in the Public Companies Group.



    Li Li Huang and David Sunshine have been promoted to partner at Graf Repetti & Co. LLP, New York. ... Peter W. Testaverde Jr., Nancy M. Grimaldi, Fredric S. Burak, and Cindy Shen have joined Eisner LLP, New York, as partners. ... Marc Heppen has joined Gettry Marcus Stern & Lehrer CPA PC, Woodbury, as a partner. ... William D. Guernier has joined The Kenrich Group LLC to head its new New York office, due to open early this year. ... Anthony Tomaro has joined the New York office of UHY Advisors as a principal, while Howard Rosenkrantz has been promoted to senior manager at UHY Advisors FLVS Inc. ... Michael J. Fosorile, Bradley D. McKinney, Sara Rabi and Alexander X. Wang have been named partners at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP, New York, while Abe Schlisselfeld has been named a principal. ... Craig Rubin has been promoted to partner at Nussbaum Yates Berg Klein & Wolpow LLP, Melville. ... Richard K. Anderson has been appointed chief information officer of KPMG LLP, New York, while Howard Steinberg has been named national leader of the firm's tax restructuring and corporate recovery practice. ... Robert S. Schachter has joined Marcum & Kliegman LLP, New York, as a partner. ... Arthur Sanders, an officer at Israeloff, Trattner & Co. CPAs, Garden City, was honored by the School-Business Partnerships of Long Island Inc. at its 60 Over 60 Gala. 



    Hunter Cook has been named member-in-charge of the Manufacturing and Distribution Group of Dixon Hughes, Charlotte.



    Barbara Notardonato-Cole and Brandon R. Miller have been promoted to principal at Howard, Wershbale & Co., Cleveland. ... Carolyn H. McNerney, co-director-in-charge of the Assurance Services Department of SS&G Financial Services Inc., Akron, has been appointed chairperson of the American Institute of CPAs' Accounting and Review Services Committee. The firm also announced a number of new hires: Deborah R. Kovachick has joined the firm as a director; Abby Surloff as an administrative assistant; Leif Erickson as a manager; Karla Guthrie as a clinical research assistant with SS&G Healthcare Services LLC; and Beverly Klimas as a billing specialist with SS&G Healthcare Services.



    Anthony Caravaggio and Ronald Ulitchney have been promoted to partner at Kronick, Kalada, Berdy and Co. CPAs, Kingston. ... Jeremiah Nace has joined the Mechanicsburg office of Parente Randolph LLC as a data analysis consultant, while David J. Bolton has joined the Philadelphia office as a principal. In addition, manager Abby Lisman and senior accountant Mary Shortledge have earned their CPA licenses. ... Victor D. Dozzi, a partner and COO of CrawfordEllenbogen, Pittsburgh, has earned the Certified Fraud Examiner designation from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.



    Cameron Cobb has joined the Greenville office of Elliott Davis LLC as senior audit manager.



    Nathan Miller has joined Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC, Brentwood, in a staff position. ...  Kris Hoffman has been admitted as a tax partner at Carr, Riggs & Ingram LLC, Nashville.



    Dawn Möeder, Pat McCown and Landon McAfee have been promoted to partner at Lane Gorman Trubitt LLP, Dallas. ... Annabella Green has been promoted to director of human capital and firm administration at Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas PC, Houston. In addition, director of practice growth Karen Love has been selected to join the Women Into Leadership Task Force of PKF North American Network, while Eddie Goldsberry, the firm's director of international tax, has been selected to join PFKNAN's International Business Development Committee. ... Jon Karp has joined UHY Advisors TX LLC, Dallas, as a principal in the Tax Department, while Amy Hume has been promoted to principal. In addition, Kimberly Law has been promoted to senior manager at UHY Advisors FLVS Inc., Dallas.



    Diana Swartwood has joined Wendroff & Associates LLC, Arlington, as a senior accountant. ... Neena Shukla, an assurance manager at Ryan, Sharkey & Crutchfield LLP, Reston, has earned her CPA license.



    Dan Cassidy, Julie Eisenhauer, and Ryan Stute have been promoted to principal at Clark Nuber, Bellevue. The firm also announced a number of new hires: Marin Anderson and Emily Ott have joined the firm as tax associates; Joe Brotherton, Nate Knutson and Sarah Wine as audit associates; Courtney Hirata and Jessica Little as audit interns; and Angela Wahlroth as a tax intern.



    Mary Moore Hamrick has joined the Center for Audit Quality, Washington, D.C., as director of external relations and strategic planning. ... Barbara M. Angus has joined Ernst & Young LLP, Washington, D.C., as a principal in the National Tax Department. 



    Sonya Jansma has joined LarsonAllen, Eau Claire, as a manager. ... Kolb+Co. SC, Brookfield, announced a number of new hires: Kelly Lam has joined the firm as a staff accountant; Kyle Ferch and Dirk VanPortfliet as auditing and accounting interns; and Spenser Rathsack, Vanessa Tippett and Ashley Tumilty as tax interns. In addition, Dan Donarski has been promoted to director at Kolb+Co. Technology Advisers LLC. ... Corey J. Kolbe, Dan Koszalinski, James R. Michels, Patrick J. Ness and Jeff Oonk have been named shareholders of Schenck Business Solutions, Appleton.

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