Zubin Mistry has joined the Los Angeles office of CohnReznick as a partner. Mistry has more than 20 years of experience serving privately held and public companies in the emerging and middle markets as well as mature companies in the Fortune 100. Mistry has worked with clients in a variety of industries, including retail and consumer products, real estate, healthcare, insurance, aerospace, and gaming and hospitality.


Brian Caputo, chief financial officer and city treasurer of the City of Aurora in Illinois, has been appointed to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.


Mark Giallonardo has joined Cherry Bekaert as a tax principal in the firm’s Coral Gables office. … April Murphy has joined the Tampa Bay office of CBIZ MHM, LLC as a bookkeeper.


Jeannette Lewis has joined Moore Colson Wealth Management as a LPL Registered Sales Assistant. Prior to joining Moore Colson, Lewis was a Registered Sales Assistant with Capstone Financial in Buckhead.


Alison Fetzer, of Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, has been reappointed to serve on the not-for-profit organizations committee of the Illinois CPA Society for 2015-2016.Fetzer leads and supervises audit engagements and performs reviews, compilations and monthly accounting work for various organizations. She also prepares all necessary tax filings for these clients and assists them in analyzing financial statements, general business consulting and providing training and support.


Michele Blandford has joined Riney Hancock CPAs as a para-professional in the Accounting Services Division of the firm. Her responsibilities include providing payroll services for clients, including, processing direct deposits, remittance of electronic tax payments, and preparation of all payroll tax returns. She will also be responsible for accounts payable processing; monthly bank reconciliations; preparing standard, adjusting, and closing journal entries; and preparing financial statements.


Allen DeLeon, a partner at DeLeon & Stan, has been elected to the Chamber Dance Project Board of Directors and Treasurer.


The National Housing & Rehabilitation Association has elected the following two principals from CohnReznick LLP to its board of directors: Ira Weinstein, co-office managing principal of the firm’s Baltimore, Md. office, and Marshall Phillips, a principal in the firm’s Charlotte, NC office. … John Bautista has joined CohnReznick LLP as a principal in CohnReznick Advisory Group’s Valuation Advisory Services Practice. … Debra Bornstein is now a principal of the Health Care Practice at WeiserMazars LLP.


Bethany Novis, a managing partner at Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP, made the 2015 “Women of Influence” awards list through the Central Penn Business Journal.


Michael Twomey has been named senior tax manager at Graydon Thompson LLC. … Jill Kovalich has joined WebsterRogers LLP as director of practice development. She provides guidance and support to partners and associates to achieve strategic goals through business development and marketing initiatives.


The Seattle, Wash.-based firm Moss Adams LLP has promoted five partners to partner in charge through its organization. The new promotions include: Bob Hinton, who has served as the partner in charge of the Tacoma office for eight years, will now serve as the partner in charge of both the Tacoma and Seattle offices, focusing his efforts on market-facing activities for the greater Seattle and Tacoma business community. Rob Grannum was named the new partner in charge of the Everett office. In this role, he will champion client service and business development in the Everett marketplace. Jarret Rea assumed the role of partner in charge for the firm’s Kansas City office. He will continue to develop the market and pursue new industry opportunities. Steve Fein is the new partner in charge of the firm’s Portland office. Chris Paris takes over as the new partner in charge of Santa Rosa and Napa, focusing on market opportunities in the area.

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