Harmeet Singh, a partner at SingerLewak, Los Angeles, has received a 2012 40 Under 40 West Region M&A Advisor Recognition Award from The M&A Advisor.



Chris Aroh, a partner at J.H. Cohn LLP, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of The Fund for Greater Hartford. ... James R. Harper has joined BlumShapiro, West Hartford, as a director.



Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra LLC, Miami, announced a number of promotions in its Marketing Department: Hortensia Sampedro Hacker has been promoted to chief marketing officer; Carolina Argiz Orozco to marketing and business development manager; and Jennifer Valdes and Valeria Sanchez to associate marketing managers.



Nathan Knavel has joined Koltin Consulting Group, Chicago, as a director in the executive search practice. ... Teresa Mackintosh has joined CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, Riverwoods, as executive vice president and general manager of tax.



Abbie Speyrer has joined Postlethwaite & Netterville, as a manager in the Consulting Division.



Joe D. Havens will become executive partner Horne LLP, Ridgeland, effective May 3, as part of the planned retirement strategy of current executive partner Hugh J. Parker.



John Herber, managing partner of RubinBrown, St. Louis, and partner Steven Harris has been named the Saint Louis Small Business Monthly Magazine's list of the Top 100 St. Louisans to Know. 



CBIZ MHM LLC announced a number of appointments and new hires in its New York City office: Saul Reibstein, previously executive managing director of the Philadelphia office, has been appointed to lead the New York City office, and has established a Leadership Team including tax practice leader and managing director Kelly Slattery; managing director of individual wealth planning Marc Minker; managing director and director of the not-for-profit practice Stephen Schaefer; and at-large members Ted Chasanoff, director of due diligence services, and Jeff Gluck, director of the Royalty Compliance Group. In addition, Don Reiser has joined the office as a managing director of international tax; Jason Malak as a managing director in the CBIZ Valuation Group; and Patricia Gambale as marketing manager for the Metro New York region. Finally, Karin Kovacic, head of business development for the office, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the New York Metro Chapter of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors. ... Mark Besca has been appointed managing partner of the New York City office of Ernst & Young LLP.



Lawson Carmichael has been named senior vice president for strategy, people, and innovation at the American Institute of CPAs, Durham. ... Jose Ramon Rodriguez, a partner in the Greensboro office of KPMG LLP, has been re-appointed to the State Board of CPA Examiners.



Amy M. Herald will move to the internal accounting staff of Brady Ware, Dayton, as a corporate accountant. ... Joshua Vince and Arielle Ellison have joined BCG Systems Inc., Akron, as network engineer supervisor and an administrative assistant, respectively.



Amy H. Brousse and Patrick R. Mulherin, of Smith Elliott Kearns & Co. LLC, have earned their CPA licenses from the Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy, while Brooke A. Murphy of the Carlisle office has earned the Enrolled Agent designation from the Internal Revenue Service.



Lawrence Dillon has joined Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC, Knoxville, as a staff member in the Accounting and Assurance Department, while Linda Ellis has joined LBMC Employment Partners LLC as a payroll administration assistant in the Nashville office.



Diane C. Blizzard has been named associate director for regulatory policy and investment adviser regulation in the Division of Investment Management of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C.



Bob Buetow has joined Wipfli LLP, Milwaukee, as a director of international tax.

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