Thomas W. Havey, the retired founding partner of Thomas Havey LLP, the predecessor of Chicago-based Legacy Professionals LLP, has received a 2009 Rerum Novarum Award for business. He was joined at the Driehaus Reception honoring award recipients by Legacy Professionals' Bruce Pavlik and managing partner Bob Tiberi, and Cardinal Francis George, OMI.


Lee Barken, IT practice leader at Haskell & White LLP, Irvine, has joined the Board of Directors of CleanTech San Diego, a nonprofit dedicated to stimulating innovation and advancing the adoption of clean technologies and sustainable industry practices in the San Diego region. ... McGladrey & Pullen LLP and RSM McGladrey Inc. named a number of new assurance service managers and directors: In the Los Angeles office, Kim Husain has been named an assurance services manager, and Diane Duncan and Tiffiny Wang have been named assurance services directors; in the Pasadena office, Chris Rivera and Ling Zheng have been named assurance services managers, Steve Cabrera has been named a tax services director, and Jerome Vermeulen has been named an assurance services director; in the San Diego office, Francisco Colon and Travis Kester have been named assurance serve_SDHpices managers, and Peter George has been named an assurance services director; and in its Irvine office, Sam Pavoni, Robert Dunn, Wendy Heiss, Tristan Leyva, Christine Jung, Matthew Tutor and Mariel Cisterino have been named assurance services managers. In addition, Tim Hufler has joined RSM in Irvine as a consulting services director in the financial advisory services practice, while Craig Wickwire has been promoted to tax services director in the Irvine office. ... Scott M. Sachs has been named regional managing partner for the Southern California offices of J.H. Cohn LLP, in Los Angeles, Woodland Hills and San Diego. ... Nicholas Armstrong has joined the Los Angeles office of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP as a director in its tangible asset valuation service line. ... Kenneth Macias, founder of Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP, Sacramento, has been named one of the top 100 Hispanic Influentials in the nation by Hispanic Business. ... Vincent Calcagno, a principal in the Financial Services Group of Rothstein Kass, has relocated to the Beverly Hills office, where he has been appointed principal-in-charge for the Southern California region. ... Kelly Darren has joined BlackLine Systems, Calabasas, as director of support services.


Ehrhardt Keefe Steiner & Hottman PC, Denver, has elected three new principals: Justin W. Dodge and Jason M. Wagner in the tax service area, and Robert C. Bond in the audit service area.


Scott Chaisson have joined Rehman, Boca Raton, as regional director in charge of advisor network development to spearhead the firm's push to expand its service offerings in Florida. ... Boris Rosen has joined Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra LLP, Miami, as a partner in the Tax and Accounting Department. ... Scott M. Bouchner, director of forensic and business valuation services at Berkowitz Dick Pollack & Brant, Miami, has been awarded the 2009 Zolfo Cooper Award (Silver Medal) from the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors for obtaining one of the highest scores on the CIRA Examination. ... Chris Pelosi, Ray Saller and Beila Sherman have been promoted to senior manager at MarcumRachlin, a division of Marcum LLP. Pelosi works in the West Palm Beach office and will now have the title of director of online marketing; Saller works in the Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach offices, and will now have the title of director of human resources; and Sherman works in the Fort Lauderdale office in the Assurance Division. ... Ana Sanso-Hill has joined the Florida practice of McGladrey & Pullen as an audit director.


Dorri McWhorter, a partner in the Chicago office of Crowe Horwath LLP, has been named one of Diversity MBA Magazine's Top 100 Under 50.


Wade Hill has been promoted to partner at Bradley & Associates Inc., Indianapolis, joining four partners who manage the operations of the firm. ... Derek Bang, partner-in-charge of the Healthcare Advisory Services Group in the Indianapolis office of Crowe Horwath LLP, has been named one of Indianapolis' Best and Brightest for 2009 by Junior Achievement of Central Indiana Inc., while the firm's Michele Sullivan was named a Regional Winner of the Foundation Awards: Celebrating the Dimensions of Success, by the American Society of Women Accountants Educational Foundation, in the Influential Women of the Year - North Central Region category.


David Robertson has joined Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, Portland, as a staff accountant in the Commercial Business Industry Group. In addition, the firm's Michel T. Caouette has earned the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional designation from the Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals.

Natasha Dhalla has joined DeLeon & Stang, Gaithersburg, as a staff accountant in the Tax and Audit Departments. ... Jennifer Taylor LeSage and Stephanie Dorn McGuire have been promoted to manager, Elizabeth Maldin to supervisor, and Michael O'Heir and John Lengyel to senior, in the Audit, Accounting and Consulting Department of Ellin & Tucker Chartered, Baltimore, while Sean Dooley has been promoted to associate in the Forensic and Valuation Services Group of the firm, and Rivka Bier has been promoted to supervisor in the Tax Department.


Bob O'Hara, founder of O'Hara & Co., Chelmsford, has earned the Certified Exit Planner designation from the Business Enterprise Institute.


Chad Peters, a senior staff accountant at Lewis & Knopf CPAs PC, Flint, has earned his CPA license. ... Raj Patel, a partner in the Southfield office of Plante & Moran PLLC, has been named one of Crain's Detroit Business' 2009 40 Under 40.


Curtis Taylor has joined Brown Smith Wallace LLC, St. Louis,as a staff auditor in the Audit Group, while Natalie Mamrenko and Karen O'Connor have joined BSW Small Business Services LLC as a staff accountant and an administrative assistant, respectively. In addition, Donna Beck Smith, a partner and director of the firm's Financial Advisory Services Group, has been chosen as a finalist in the 6th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. ... Wayne Isaacs has joined RubinBrown, St. Louis, as a manager in the Benefits Services Group.


Yan Zhang has been admitted to the partnership at Eisner LLP, Florham Park.


Alvarez & Marsal, New York, announced a number of new hires: Ron Bernard and Stephen Griffin have joined the practice as managing directors in New York and Boston, respectively; Joel Mostrom as a senior director in New York; Paul Kosturos as a director in San Francisco; and Fabiana Fakhoury, Simon Flax, Jeffrey Klein, Jennifer Kim and Daniel Schellenberg as directors in New York. ... Gary K. Greene has become a partner in the Accounting and Auditing Department of the New York office of Prager and Fenton LLP. ... Michael Manzo has been named business development manager in the New York office of UHY Advisors FLVS Inc. ... Michael A. Provini has joined O'Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins LLP, New York City, as a senior manager in the Financial Services Practice Group. ... Matthew Mullaney, Terry Pissi and Craig Silberberg have been named partners at Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP, New York City. ... Jonathan Ball has joined Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, New York City, as a director to lead the Reorganization Services Group in the North Central region. ... Robert A. Modansky, a partner and champion of the Insolvency Group at Rosen Seymour Shapss Martin & Co., New York, has been appointed a member of the Personal Income Taxation Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York for 2009-2010. ... Thomas Bonadio, managing partner of The Bonadio Group, Rochester, was named Small Business Person of the Year by the Small Business Council.


Abigail Gilley, a staff accountant at Breslow Starling, Greensboro, has earned her CPA license from the North Carolina State Board of CPA Examiners. ... Liz Broadway, a senior manager at Hughes Pittman & Gupton LLP, Raleigh, is a member of the 25th Leadership Raleigh class of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, while tax-in-charge accountant Amy Stafford received the Rookie of the Year Award from the Raleigh Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction. ... Becca Smith, director of marketing for Robert G. Smith CPA, Cary, has been named Ambassador of the Year 2008-2009 for the Cary Chamber of Commerce.


Alyssa Lane has joined the Akron office of SS&G Financial Services an associate in the Tax Department, while Jordan Batch has joined the Cleveland office as an associate in the Assurance Department. ... Philip A. Hartke has joined Brady Ware, Dayton, as a team accountant, while Lauren R. Touris and Nathaniel G. Conley have been promoted to senior accountant. In addition, team member Zachary C. Haning has successfully completed the CPA Exam. ... Jerad Locktish has been promoted to senior accountant in the Audit & Accounting Services Department of Ciuni & Panichi Inc., Cleveland.


Chuck Landers has joined Perkins & Co. PC, Portland, as an audit principal in the assurance practice.


Mark Scimemi has joined PKF Texas, Houston, as a senior manager in the Tax Department, while Byron Hebert, the firm's director of entrepreneurial advisory services, has been elected chair of the board of the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce. ... Gary D. McIntosh, executive partner of the Austin office of Weaver and Tidwell LLP, has been appointed to the AICPA's Uniform Accountancy Act Committee for 2009-2010.


James M. Routh, chief information security officer at KPMG LLP, Washington, D.C., has been presented with the 2009 BITS Leadership Award by the Financial Services Roundtable. ... Molly Ostenberg has been promoted to senior associate in the Forensic and Valuation Services Group in the Washington, D.C., office of Ellin & Tucker Chartered. ... Lawrence McNamara has joined UHY Advisors FLVS Inc., Washington, D.C., as corporate business development manager.


Ann Freund has been named an owner of Huberty & Associates SC, with offices in Fond du Lac, Ripon, Plymouth and Markesan, joining founder Wayne Huberty and Gary Born as an owner.

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