Jean Hagan has been promoted to principal at Krost, Baumgarten, Kniss & Guerrero in Pasadena. Hagan joined the firm in 2009 as the director of our Restaurant Operations and her expertise helped us develop our consulting practice to include services such as, P&L coaching, restaurant openings, systems automation, business management, sequence of service, check average analysis, management bonus structures, labor & related costs analysis, POS systems analysis, flash reporting implementation and analysis, and much more.


Lauren Stelmach has joined SS&G as a manager in the firm’s Skokie office.


Lawrence Beebe, who is a principal at Bond Beebe, participated in the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ Trustees Institute for Jointly Managed Training & Education Funds. The IFEBP is a non-profit organization offering an objective and independent global source of employee benefits, compensation and financial literacy education and information; the Institute addressed current challenges and assisted trustees in reevaluating their training programs.


Matthew Latham, Kristy Moore and Jeffery Straus were promoted to senior managers at Maner Costerisan, in Lansing.


David Evans has joined Alloy, Silverstein, Shapiro, Adams, Mulford, Cicalese, Wilson & Co., of Cherry Hill, N.J., as an associate partner and director of the firm’s small business services division.


Mark Meinberg and Lois Clinco wrapped up their practice and became partners at EisnerAmper LLP. Meinberg and Clinco along with 13 of their staff expand the capabilities and scope of EisnerAmper’s Long Island office. … Pamela Burman has been promoted to principal at Gettry Marcus in its Accounting and Auditing Group. Gabe Shurek was promoted to director in the firm's Business Valuation & Litigation Services Group.


Adam Morris and Cameron Staff have joined SS&G as associates in the firm’s Cincinnati office. Michael Feiszli has joined the firm’s Akron office as an associate director. Jill Malone, Adam Miller, Laura Powel and Brittany Haidet have joined the firm as associates in the firm’s Cleveland office. In the Columbus office, Ajay Phadke and Morris Bronstein joined the firm as associates and Ashely Poeppelman joined as bookkeeper.


Casey Gilbert has joined Scott and Company LLC as a staff auditor.


Jim Owen has received the Being a Difference Award from the NASBA Center for the Public Trust. Established in 2006, the CPT’s Being a Difference Award program honors individuals for their exceptional contributions to ethical leadership in business, and community impact. 


Shane Miller has joined Whitley Penn Financial LLP, Fort Worth, as a senior wealth advisor. Miller started his career at Raymond James Financial Services as a financial advisor. He earned his Series 7, Series 63 and Series 65 licenses, allowing him to provide investment solutions to high net worth individuals and businesses. 


Steven Perkins, the national managing director of the Technology Industry Practice at Grant Thornton LLP, has been tapped to lead Grant Thornton International Ltd’s Global Technology Industry Group, which is a new segment at the firm. Perkins will work with 17 leaders from across the Grant Thornton global network, focusing on IT services, software and cloud infrastructure, and electronic commerce and digital media. The group will provide a forum for Grant Thornton’s technology professionals worldwide to share insights into the opportunities and challenges facing technology organizations

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