Alabama

Jason B. Wells has been promoted to principal with Jackson Thornton, Montgomery, while James W. Trimble has been promoted to senior manager, and Cindy H. Scott has been named director of marketing.

Arizona

Dennis M. Hare has been promoted to tax manager at Lohman Co. PLLC, Mesa.

California

Stephen James has rejoined KMPG LLP as a principal in its state and local tax practice in the Mountain View office. ... McGladrey announced a number of promotions in its Southern California offices: Nick Avakian has been promoted to tax director; Ben Hunt to transaction advisory manager; Armen Biberian, Breanna Staggs and Adam Hallemeye to assurance manager; and Gemma Navarro, Lisa Suh and Robert Henderson to tax manager. ... Jay Stewart has been named chief financial officer of Camico, Redwood City, succeeding Stuart Olson, who will retire by the end of the year. In addition, Ronald C. Parisi has been promoted to executive vice president of risk management, and Gary M. Florian has been promoted to vice president of underwriting and policy services.

Colorado

Shane E. Brown has been elected as a partner in the audit service area of Ehrhardt Keefe Steiner & Hottman PC, Denver. ... Karen Abernathy, human resources director at RGL Forensics, Denver, has earned the Global Professional in Human Resources credential.

Florida

Scott W. Lanigan, an audit partner with LBA CPAs, has earned the Certified Fraud Examiner credential from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. ... Elgin Polo, a partner in the Litigation Support Department of Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra LLP, Miami, has been elected president of the Miami-Downtown Chapter of the Florida Institute of CPAs.

Georgia

Dennis McGlory and Devlin Web have joined Rushton & Co., Gainesville, as a tax associate. ... Frank Fenello, a managing director at UHY LLP, Atlanta, has been named head of the firm's Southeast operations, leading a team of more than 40 professionals and serving clients across the region. In addition, firm principal and head of the Southeast tax practice LeighAnn Costley has received the Executive Women of Goizueta Guiding Star Award for 2010.

Indiana

Mo Martz and Liz Hemmelgarn have been promoted to senior at Sponsel CPA Group, Indianapolis. ... Todd Lugar has joined Somerset CPAs, Indianapolis, as director of the Business Advisory Team.

Kentucky

C. Duane Kruer has joined Rudler & Associates Inc., Fort Wright, as a tax manager.

Maryland

Bill Riley, a principal at Reznick Group, Baltimore, and senior manager Lucas Matesa were named SmartCPAs by SmartCEO.

Massachusetts

CCR LLP, Westborough, announced a number of promotions: In the Assurance Department, David Annunziata, Lauren Katez, Joe Kolomyjec, Peter Lambert, Nick Riccardo and Sarah Timpe have been promoted to staff; Amanda Backhaus, Scott Conn, Krysten Hurwitz and Mike Serafini to senior; Leah Albertini, Erik Barnard, Dan Harrington and Keith Lussier to supervisor; and Kristin Bivona to manager. In the Tax Department, Lauren Cioffari, Kristin Fish, Celia Merullo, Garrett Morand, Steve Roy and Andrew Rudzinski have been promoted to staff; John Terrill to supervisor; Don Barton, Julie Chevalier, Jackie Kelley, Sabine Kolbeck and Jeff Kristoff to manager; and Walter Opanasets and Mark Rousseau to principal. And in the Administrative Department, Tracy Antonucci has been promoted to communications manager. ... The Massachusetts Society of CPAs Inc. announced its 2010 Women to Watch Award recipients: in the Emerging Leaders Category, Jackie Kelley, of CCR; Marissa O'Connor, of Grant Thornton; and Erin Regan, of Deloitte; in the Experienced Leaders Category, Lillian Gonzalez, of Gonzalez & Associates; Kristina Drzal Houghton, of Meyers Brothers Kalicka; and Kim Reinert, of Ernst & Young.

Michigan

Sarah L. Jennings, a senior manager at Maner Costerisan, Lansing, has received a Ten Over the Next Ten Award from the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and Grand River Connection.

Missouri

Chelle Adams, an internal audit services partner at RubinBrown, has been named to the Advisory Board of the Gaming Audit Group of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

New Jersey

David A. Moss has joined the Red Bank office of Smolin Lupin as a partner.

New York

Larry Kivett, Dallas, and Robert Sprague, Boston, have been admitted as partners at Deloitte Financial Advisor Services LLP, while the following have been promoted to director: Michael Brien, Washington, D.C.; Neeraj Chawla, Robert Cortez and Michael Tullis, Dallas; Richard Infantino, Philadelphia; John Marshall, Boston; Kenneth Rue, Houston; Brian Sarkis, Pittsburgh; and Douglas Sweeney, New York City. In addition, Steven Bandolik has joined the distressed debt and asset practice of Deloitte, New York City. ... Don Reiser has joined Marcum LLP as an international tax director in the New York City office. ... Yair Holtzman, a director at WTP Advisors, White Plains, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Excellence in Management Consulting.

North Carolina

Melinda Hager, a tax manager at Hughes Pittman & Gupton LLP, Raleigh, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Alzheimer's North Carolina Inc. for a two-year term as treasurer.

Ohio

Ciuni & Panichi Inc., Cleveland, announced a number of promotions: In the Tax Department, Danielle Grispino has been promoted to manager, and Justin Williams to senior accountant. In the Audit & Accounting Services Department, Matthew Kegyes and Dana Skully have been promoted to manager, and Daniel Reilly to senior accountant. ... SS&G announced a number of new employees in its Akron office: Michelle McCue has joined the firm as a senior associate, and Emily Richards and Jennifer Anne Seeling as associates. In addition, Daniel Clark has joined SS&G Healthcare Services LLC as a senior consultant, and Denise McCartney and Jeanette Danczak as medical billing specialists.

Ontario

Geng Dai, Christine L. Junkin, Tyler M. Lewis, Kevin W. MacNaughton and Ravind Nanubhai have joined Collins Barrow Kawarthas LLP, Peterborough, as staff accountants.

Pennsylvania

John T. Pagerly, a partner at Herbein + Co. Inc., Reading, has been elected chief financial officer of the firm for a three-year term.

Tennessee

Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC, Nashville, announced a number of new hires: David Frye has joined the firm in a business development position in the Risk Services Department; Andy Lowe as a staff analyst in the Valuation, Litigation & Business Transition Services Group; Julie Totten as an administrative assistant in the Audit Department; Daniel Kittrell in a staff position in the Tax Department; and Ashley Kilmon, Kellen Gibson, Clayton Joyce and Amanda Fletcher in staff positions in the Audit Department. In addition, Andrew D. McDonald has joined the LBMC Healthcare Team in charge of hospital and physician integration strategy services; Tim Morton and Cory Martin have joined LBMC Technologies LLC as a network engineer and a software developer, respectively; and Suzanne Kneidinger has joined LBMC Strategic Staffing LLC as an executive financial recruiter.

Texas

Brett Siegfried has joined the San Antonio office of Weaver as a partner in assurance services.

Virginia

Robert L. Cherry, Jessica L. Conradi and Chama T. Elliott have joined Swart, Lalande & Associates PC, Fairfax, as staff accountants.

Washington

Clark Nuber, Bellevue, announced a number of promotions: Kathryn Ong has been promoted to senior manager; Cynthia Doyle, Victoria Kitts, Jennifer Mace, Jeff Meier, Kaman Shiu and Sarah VanderPloeg to manager; Garret Brown, Bryan Dean, Colleen Raklios, Matthew Sutorius, Chloe Veltkamp, William Wilson and Jason Woon to senior; Lisa Duong to business analyst; and Lizzie Rahm to senior human resources generalist.

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