CALIFORNIA

Lori L. Scott has become a partner in Lindquist LLP, San Ramon. ... Bernhard von Thaden has rejoined KPMG LLP, Los Angeles, as a principal in the economic and valuation services practice and leader of the West Coast Transfer Pricing Group, while Ken Harvey has rejoined the firm as a partner in the international corporate services practice. In addition, Scott Worsdell has joined the firm as a partner in the M&A tax practice in the San Francisco office.

 

COLORADO

Patrick Ballweg has joined the Audit Department of StarkSchenkein LLP, Denver.

 

DELAWARE

William Davis has joined the Wilmington office of ParenteBeard as a senior accountant in the small business services practice.

 

FLORIDA

Michael Bianchi has joined Batts Morrison Wales & Lee, Orlando, as national director of outsourced solutions. ... Elgin Polo has joined Kabat, Schertzer, De La Torre, Taraboulos & Co., Miami, as partner to lead the planned growth of its forensic accounting and business valuation practice. 

 

ILLINOIS

Ron Austin, a partner in Mathieson, Moyski, Celer & Co. LLP, Wheaton, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Court Appointed Special Advocates of DuPage County.

 

INDIANA

Greenwalt CPAs, Indianapolis, has elected its officers: Tim Ayler will serve as secretary, while Anita W. Sherman will continue as president and managing partner; James B. Wagoner as treasurer, and Larry K. Greenwalt as chairman.

 

LATIN AMERICA

Robinson DeJesus has bee named director of the TeamMate audit management system in Latin America of ARC Logics, a Wolters Kluwer business.

 

LOUISIANA

Rodney Combs, an associate director at Postlethwaite & Netterville, has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of Capitol City Family Health Center Inc., while senior consultant Ben Vance has been appointed to the Young CPA Board of the Society of Louisiana CPAs as a representative of the Baton Rouge Chapter.

 

MAINE

Ann Marie Lynch and Gary Soucy have joined the Government Consulting Group of BerryDunn, Portland, as a senior business development specialist and a senior consultant, respectively.

 

NEW JERSEY

Anthony R. Calascibetta has been admitted to EisnerAmper LLP, Edison, as a partner in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group of the firm's litigation practice. ... Catherine Syslo has been promoted to director at Smolin Lupin, Fairfield.

 

NEW YORK

Scott Rutter, a partner at Citrin Cooperman & Co., New York, has been named co-chair of the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Networking and Transactions Group. ... Joseph A. Pizzimenti has joined Margolin, Winer & Evens, Garden City, as a tax director. ... James Mack has been named to lead the insurance industry practice of EisnerAmper LLP, New York City.

 

OHIO

Cohen & Co. and Cohen Fund Audit Services, Cleveland, announced a number of promotions: Adam Hill, Angelina Milo and Robert Velotta have been promoted to partner; Scott Lichtenstein, Josh Messina and Raymond Polantz to principal; Marcy Conklin, Joseph Damore, Brett Eichenberger and Michael McGivney to senior manager; Bob Cross, Adam Magana, Stacey Rodgers and Adam Timblin to manager; Alex Hocking, Brad Jones, Mike Maimone, Adam Schultz and Josh Swander to senior staff accountant; Jim Stobe to CFO; and Gretchen Jancsura to controller. In addition, president and CEO Randall S. Myeroff has been named a member-at-large on the American Institute of CPAs' Governing Council. ... Jasmin Denholm has joined Skoda Minotti Staffing, Cleveland, as a senior recruiter in the Professional Staffing Group, while Gina Teresi and Tiffany Burke has joined Skoda Minotti Small Business Services as paraprofessionals. ... Dawn Harper, a team member at Brady Ware, has passed the Certified Financial Planner exam. In addition, the firm's Christy Gleason has passed the fourth and final section of the CPA Exam, while staff accountant Brian Denlinger has passed the Auditing and Attestation section of the exam. ... Doug Mathey, Rick Kavenagh, Ray Dunkle, Don Snyder and Ray Lampner have been named shareholders at BCG & Co., Akron, while Tracy Reed and Jason Tuma have been named directors. ... Margaret K. Kuchling has been promoted to supervisor, and Aaron C. Apathy to senior associate, in the Assurance Services Department of Corrigan Krause, Westlake. ... Paul McEwan, a principal at Rea & Associates Inc., New Philadlphia, has been elected to a three-year term on the firm's Board of Directors.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Joseph P. Nicola and Mark Uebele have been admitted to the partnership at Sisterson & Co. LLP, Pittsburgh. ... Michelle J. Frye and Casey L. Lemkelde have joined Reinsel Kuntz Lesher as managers in the Audit Services Group.

 

TEXAS

John D. Kearney has joined BDO Capital Advisors LLC, Dallas, as a managing director. ... Jennifer Sims Vu has been named principal at UHY Advisors, Houston, in the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Department. ... Stephanie Braislin, a manager at Whitley Penn LLP, Dallas, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Dallas CPA Society.

 

UNITED KINGDOM

David Loweth has been appointed director for trustee activities of the IFRS Foundation.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Jeanette M. Franzel has been named a member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, succeeding Daniel L. Goelzer. ... CPAs James I. Warren and Alexander Zakupowsky have joined the Tax Department of law firm Miller & Chevalier Chartered, Washington, D.C., as members.

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