A roundup of recent hires, promotions, awards and other personnel news from firms across the country.

CALIFORNIA

David Wall has joined Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP, Glendora, as a director in the forensic services practice. In addition, Bethany King, Jazmin Ortega, Cameron Heckman, Allan Schmidt, Rudy Guerrero and Lauraliz Vilchez have been promoted to senior associate. … Ramin Tabibzadeh has joined the performance improvement practice of Alvarez & Marsal as a managing director in Los Angeles. … Jim Torpey has been named vice president of sales and marketing at Cloud9 Real Time, San Diego, with responsibility for sales and marketing operations, and partner and alliance programs.

 

COLORADO

RGL Forensics named a number of new partners: Joe Aldous and Ben Hobby in the London office, Andrew Greenland in Chile, and Frank Wisehart in San Francisco.

 

FLORIDA

John Wszelaki has been named the director of the American Center for Government Auditing by the Institute of Internal Auditors, Altamonte Springs. He brings extensive public-sector experience to the role, having recently retired as audit director for Virginia’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. … Pamela Bennett has joined CS&L CPAs as a tax staff accountant, Julia Bortan as a tax supervisor, and Jeremiah Coker as an audit staff accountant.


MISSOURI

Aisha White, a manager in the State and Local Tax Services Group of RubinBrown, St. Louis, has been named to the 2016 Class of Salute to Young Leaders by the St. Louis American, which recognizes 20 accomplished African-American professionals under the age of 40 for their success and leadership in the professional field, as well as working in service to the community.


NEW YORK

Adam B. Schuman has joined Grassi & Co. as chief growth officer. He will be based out of the Jericho office. … Kristian Koktvedgaard has been re-appointed chair of the Consultative Advisory Group to the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants. … Lawrence Baye has joined PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP, New York, as a principal, and John Madden has joined the firm as a director, both in the risk advisory practice. … Jared Feldman has been appointed co-practice leader of Anchin Private Client, a specialty group within Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP, New York, that is devoted to working with affluent clients.


NORTH CAROLINA

Mason Barringer and Cheryl DeCastro, staff accountants at DMJ & Co., PLLC, Greensboro, have earned their CPA licenses.


OHIO

Christopher Shaffer has joined Skoda Minotti, Cleveland, as a senior manager in the Risk Advisory Services Group, while Michael Baker has joined the firm as a manager of financial planning with the Aurum Wealth Management Group.


TEXAS

Brett Murphy, an audit senior manager at Whitley Penn, Dallas, has been nominated to the Board of Directors of the North Texas Chapter of the Risk Management Association.


UNITED KINGDOM

Guillermo Babatz has been appointed a trustee of IFRS Foundation for a three-year term. He is a managing partner at Atik Capital SC, a Mexican advisory firm.


VIRGINIA

Dianne Guensberg has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in its public sector assurance practice in Alexandria.


WASHINGTON

Eric Nicholson has been named the national practice leader for ancillary health care services at Moss Adams LLP, Everett.  

 

WISCONSIN

Jeff Fritz has joined the Tax Group of Wipfli LLP, Milwaukee, as a partner.


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