CALIFORNIA

Dan Shea has been named managing director of BDO Capital Advisors LLC. He will continue to develop client opportunities for BDO Valuation Advisors LLC, as well, and to be based in the Los Angeles office.

 

COLORADO

Stephanie Drew has joined RubinBrown as a manager in the Corporate Finance and Forensic Services Group in its Denver office.

 

FLORIDA

CBIZ Kirkland, Russ, Murphy & Tapp, Clearwater, announced a number of new hires who will focus on providing audit services for Mayer Hoffman McCann PC: Lynsey Campana and David J. Goddu have joined the firm as senior associates; Nicolena Asaro and Richard Zak as associates; and Karen Simms, Dennis Roberts, Linden Arakawa, Kimberly First and Matthew Hursey as interns.

 

GEORGIA

Nick Bruner, an audit senior with Rushton & Co., Gainesville, has earned the Certified Fraud Examiner credential from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

 

ILLINOIS

KPMG LLP announced three new hires in the tax practice of its Chicago office: Matthew Houchens has joined the firm as a principal with the international corporate services practice; Janet Kreuger as a partner with the state and local tax practice; and David Schneider as a principal with the accounting methods and credit services practice.

 

MAINE

Ryan J. Wrisley has joined Berry Dunn McNeil & Parker, Portland, as a senior consultant in the Government Consulting Group.

 

MARYLAND

Evelyn Brunner, chief operating officer at Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn PA, Owings Mills, has been selected to chair the Education Committee of the Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce. ... Michael Rockefeller, a senior manager at Bond Beebe, Bethesda, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Waste Equipment Technology Association.

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Bill Tarzia and Len Pepe have been named office managing partners of the Westborough and Boston offices, respectively, of CCR LLP. Tarzia has been with the firm since 2002; Pepe joined the firm in 2009.

 

NEW JERSEY

EisnerAmper managers Jennifer Wuensch, Donna Fleres and Michael Kirchner have been named among the "30 Under 30" by the New Jersey Society of CPAs. ... Cowan, Gunteski & Co. PA senior accountant Christopher Cowan has been named among the "30 Under 30" by the NJSCPA. ... Edmond W. Hardy, a senior member at Smolin Lupin, Fairfield, is celebrating 40 years of membership in the NJSCPA, which he joined in 1971.

 

NEW YORK

Diane Giordano, a partner at Marcum LLP, Melville, has been named one of Long Island's Top 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News. ... Alice H. Varisano and Elliott Lavietes have joined Grassi & Co., Jericho, as partner-in-charge of tax services and a tax partner, respectively. ... Lisa M. Ricciardi, a partner and co-founder of Armao, Costa & Ricciardi CPAs, Garden City, has been named one of Long Island's Top 50 Most Influential Women by the Long Island Business News.

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Brooks Malone, a partner at Hughes Pittman & Gupton LLP, Raleigh, is serving as a judge for the Duke Start-Up Challenge, and as a "coach on call" for the DUhatch Student Business Incubator program. This is the third consecutive year Malone has supported Duke students in their entrepreneurial efforts. ... Jim Turner, of Turner Business Appraisers Inc., Matthews, has earned the CVA credential from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

 

OHIO

Kristin Chiera has joined Brockman, Coats, Gedelian & Co., Akron, as marketing coordinator. ... Peter Constantino, a partner at Ciuni & Panichi Inc., Cleveland, has been appointed to the Lake Health Foundation Board of Trustees.

 

OREGON

Tenille Woodward, a manager in the Employee Benefits Department of Kernutt Stokes, Eugene, has earned the Certified Pension Consultant credential from the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

David Matthews and Charles Odhner, accountants in the Audit Department of Isdaner & Co., Bala Cynwyd, have earned their CPA licenses. ... Andrew Coll has joined Nihill & Riedley PC, Philadelphia, a Smart Devine Company, Philadelphia, as director of recruiting and business development. He had previously served as director of talent acquisition at Smart & Associates.

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

Andrew J. Dobbins has joined the internship program in the Charleston office of Moore Beauston & Woodham LLP.

 

TEXAS

Brad Fielding has been promoted to senior manager in the Assurance & Business Services Department of UHY LLP, Houston.

 

VIRGINIA

The Accreditation Council on Accountancy and Taxation announced the names of the people who passed its Accredited Business Accountant and Accredited Tax Preparer examinations. Passing the ABA exam were: Christopher Gilbert, of Brantford, Ont.; Guy Jean Paul, of Hamden, Conn.; David Lasecke, of Shoreview, Minn.; Daniel C. Linssen, of De Pere, Wis.; Tracie Alcon, of Norman, Okla; Brenda Miller, of Fort Collins, Colo.; Chad Moseley, of Los Angeles; Yanhong Sun, of Central, S.C.; and John M. Towers, of Franklin Square, N.Y. Gilbert had the highest score on the exam. Passing the ATP exam were: Martin Beard, of Tucson, Ariz.; Shirley Buchanan, of Temple Hills, Md.; Jennifer Bulkley, of Caledonia, N.Y.; Joanna D. Dowd, of Port Neches, Texas; Dale Raymond Machalleck, of Montecito, Calif.; Homiler E. Phanor, of Hillside, N.J.; Madeleine A. Rees, of Lecanto, Fla.; Dennis Richards, of Indianapolis; Eric M. Schwartz, of Lake Worth, Fla.; Mark Stollings, of Bear, Del.; Jill Voyer, of Scott AFB, Ill.; and Karen Renee Welty, of Wynnewood, Okla. Machalleck had the highest score on the exam.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Joyce Mulrooney has joined McQuadeBrennan LLP, Washington, D.C., as a senior associate. ... Anne K. Small has joined the Securities and Exchange Commission as a deputy general counsel in the Office of General Counsel.

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