ALABAMA

Carr, Riggs & Ingram LLC, Enterprise, admitted eight new partners: Melissa Barnes, Candy Cunard, Scott Ferguson, David Mills, Brent Pagragan, Stephen C. Riggs Michael Whitney and Stanley Walls. ... Michael Beringer, Justin Clark and Lee Parks have been admitted as shareholders at Wilson Price, Montgomery.

 

CALIFORNIA

Michael Savoy, managing director of Gumbiner Savett Inc., Santa Monica, has been elected secretary/treasurer of the California Board of Accountancy for 2012. ... Lynn Henley has joined the San Francisco financial district office of Armanino McKenna as a partner.

 

COLORADO

Eric Garrett and Mary Jo Larsen have joined RubinBrown, Denver, as managers in the Assurance Services Group and the Tax Consulting Services Group, respectively. ... Cary Spain has joined PwC US as a partner in the risk assurance services practice. She will be based in Denver.

 

CONNECTICUT

Charles H. Noski, vice chairman of Bank of America Corp., has been appointed chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, Norwalk, for a one-year term. He succeeds Dennis H. Chookaszian.

 

GEORGIA

Molly Minnear has rejoined KPMG LLP, as a principal in the economic and valuation services practice. She will be based in Atlanta.

 

IOWA

Amanda L. Weathers has been promoted to director, and Jenae L. Siegner to audit manager, at Deloitte & Touche LLP, Des Moines, while Kimberly K. Felkter has been appointed to lead the Des Moines office. ... Abigail T. Croll, of Roth & Co. PC, Des Moines, has received Iowa State University's James A. Hopson Alumini Volunteer Award.

 

LOUISIANA

Gregory Booth has joined Postlethwaite & Netterville as a manager in the Tax Services Group. In addition, firm associate director Mark Staley has been elected president of the Board of Directors of the Baton Rouge Project Management Institute; senior consultant Dustin Mire has been elected as vice president of membership and recruiting for the board; and senior consultant Drew Blanchard has been elected vice president of communications.

 

MARYLAND

Mark R. Cissell, president and CEO of KatzAbosch PA, Timonium, recently completed the eight-month Leadership Maryland leadership development program.

 

MISSOURI

Yuliana Tatham has joined Abeles and Hoffman PC, St. Louis, as a staff accountant. ... Thomas Brecks has joined RubinBrown, St. Louis, as a manager in the Assurance Services Group.

 

NEW JERSEY

Reynold P. Cicalese, managing shareholder of Alloy, Silverstein, Shapiro, Adams, Mulford, Cicalese, Wilson & Co., Cherry Hill, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Ravitz Family Foundation. In addition, the firm's Julie Strohlein visited three local high schools in mid-November to discuss career opportunities with students, as part of the New Jersey Society of CPAs' "Pay It Forward" campaign.

 

NEW YORK

Michael Monahan has joined the Long Island office of J.H. Cohn LLP as an audit partner, while Maureen Mattera has joined the New York City as a director in the Tax Department. ... Adam H. Reiss has joined Citrin Cooperman, New York, as partner-in-charge of both the nonprofit and the employee benefit plans practices. ... Fredrick E. Curry, a principal with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, New York, has bee named to the Board of Directors of Transparency International-USA.

 

OHIO

Brady Ware, Dayton, announced three new hires: Carol A. Pearon has joined the firm as a corporate accountant, Kara L. Hamilton as a marketing communications specialist, and Justin R. Gerber as a senior accountant. ... Michael D. Toncar and Patrick J. Lang have joined Corrigan Krause, Westlake, as controller and as an associate, respectively, while Samantha VanArnhem has been promoted to firm administrator. ... Mark Shumaker has joined Schneider Downs & Co. Inc. as marketing manager for the Columbus office. ... SS&G Healthcare Services LLC, Akron, announced a number of promotions: Erline C. Franks has been promoted to associate director; Andrea Driscoll, Robert Hague, Cheryl L. Chianello and Sonda Kunzi to senior manager; Jan Lasker, Linda Falkenstein, Kimberly Ivery and Tamiya Williams to senior consultant; Larry Bitting and Mark Parmelee to IT senior associate; Arlene Kelly and Jennifer Ashbee to senior billing manager; Jessica Roe to senior credentialing specialist; Jennifer Dimassa to coder II; and Amanda Stillman, Joan Bible, Barbara Hutzell, Karen McArthur, Beverly Klimas, Kristine Woodcock, Bonnie Eshbaugh, Linda Anderson, Caroline Urgo-Licursi, Lynnette Szabat, Christina Gasser, Ranita Mitchell, Christina Mathis, Renee Genet, Denise McCartney, Samantha Laslo, Diane Clare, Shelli Kelling, Doreen Meredith, Sue Panek, Heather Hoza, Susie Gatian, Jeanette Danczak,  Virginia Neff, Jennifer Matozel and Wendy Herchek to senior billing specialist.

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

Alex McLean has joined the Greenville office of Elliott Davis LLC as an assurance senior manager in the manufacturing and distribution practice.

 

TENNESSEE

Daniel J. Dustin will join the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Nashville, as vice president of state board relations, effective January 1. ... Andrew Jeter has joined Cannon Wright Blount, Memphis as director of assurance and accounting services.

 

TEXAS

Scott Contreras has joined Karlins & Ramey LLC, Houston, as a senior. ... Samuel F. Wren has been named partner-in-charge of the tax and strategic business services of Weaver in Fort Worth. ... Suzanne Barnett-Villarreal has joined Weinstein Spira & Co. PC, Houston, as an audit manager. ... Kenneth Guidry, president if Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas PC, Houston, has been named chairman of the Board of Directors of PKF North America for 2012.

 

VIRGINIA

Russell Hicks, Sonny Walker Morris and Robert Ryan, of Brown Edwards, Roanoke, have earned the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional credential from the Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals Inc.

 

WASHINGTON

Nth Degree CPAs, Seattle, announced a number of new hires: Jared Huyett has joined the firm as director of finance, Paul Lambert as operations manager, and Shane Griffiths as a tax specialist. ... Jane Searing, a shareholder with Clark Nuber, Bellevue, has been appointed to the Tax Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for 2011-2012.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Eric J. Pan has been named associate director in the Office of International Affairs of the Securities and Exchange Commission, while Lacey Dingman has been named director of the Office of Human Resources.

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