ALABAMA

Jack Sherman has been promoted to investment consultant at Kelley & Mullis Wealth Management, Birmingham.

 

ARKANSAS

Beall Barclay, Fort Smith, announced a number of promotions: James D. Brashear has been promoted to senior accountant; and Chris Taylor, Michael H. Watson and David N. Wyatt to in-charge accountant.

 

CALIFORNIA

KJ Christopher has joined the Los Angeles office of Grant Thornton LLP as a tax director.

 

COLORADO

Richey, May & Co. LLP, Englewood, announced a number of new hires: Karen B. Dombowsky and Mona A. Khowassah have joined the firm as senior tax consultants; Tyler M. House as audit staff; and Vonn A. Ruppert as a tax accountant.

 

FLORIDA

Matthew Gosselin has joined McGladrey as marketing manager for North and Central Florida. ... Evan Dykes, a manager at Carr, Riggs & Ingram LLC, Tallahassee, and staff accountants Duke Dewrell and Daniel Rodriguez have earned their CPA licenses.

 

INDIANA

Abbey Laiken has joined Greenwalt CPAs, Indianapolis, as staff in the Tax Services Group, and Cassandra Franks has joined the firm as staff in the Audit & Other Assurance Services Group.

 

LOUISIANA

Jean Gregory has joined Postlethwaite & Netterville as a manager in the Tax Services Group.

 

MARYLAND

Art Yonowitz has been named tax leader for the Baltimore office of McGladrey. He is currently managing director of tax services in the office. ... Diane Kovar has been promoted to senior manager in the Baltimore office of Clifton Gunderson. ... Kevin M. Madden has joined DeLeon & Stang, Gaithersburg, as a senior auditor in the Credit Union Services Group. ... Steven Manekin, a director in the Audit, Accounting, and Consulting Department and chair of the Law Firm Services Group at Ellin & Tucker Chartered, Baltimore, has been named one of Baltimore's 2011 Five Star Wealth Managers in the Tax Advisor Category by Baltimore Magazine. ... Arthur Bell CPAs, Baltimore, announced a number of promotions: Amy Thompson has been promoted to tax manager, and Jared Mahar and Scott Marshall to tax senior.

 

MICHIGAN

Audit principals Dennis D. Theis and Edward (Trey) L. Williams have been elected to the Board of Directors of Maner Costerisan, Lansing, for 2011. In addition, the firm announced that audit staffers Ashley M. Adamczyk and Joshua C. Korson, tax staff accountant Leslie I. Gleason, senior II Anne M. Oxendale, and staff accountant Matthew D. Szubinski have earned their CPA licenses, while senior manager Stephen W. Edison has been named president of the Michigan Chapter of the Association for Accounting Administration.

 

MISSOURI

James Castellano, chairman of RubinBrown, St. Louis, and managing partner John Herber have been named to the St. Louis Business Journal list of the Most Influential St. Louis Professionals, while Felicia Malter, partner-in-charge of the Life Sciences Group, has been selected to serve on the board of directors for the Missouri Biotechnology Association.

 

NEW JERSEY

Michelle Fleishman, Jennifer R. Lange, Howard Leung and John Macrae have been elected to the partnership at J.H. Cohn LLP, Roseland. ... David McNally has been promoted to audit supervisor, and Andrew Lee to senior staff accountant, at Holman & Frenia PC, Medford. In addition, manager Jerry Conaty has been appointed president of the Ocean County Young Republican Club. ... Moshe Biderman and David Logan have joined Rothstein Kass & Co., as tax principals in the Financial Services Group, in the Roseland office and the New York office, respectively, while Robert Siegel has rejoined the firm as a tax principal in the Commercial Services Group in Roseland.

 

NEW YORK

KPMG LLP announced the addition of a number of new managing directors to its tax practice: Carl Cooper, who joins the N.Y. financial services practice in Washington, D.C.; John Degnan, who joins the mergers & acquisitions tax practice in New York City; Michael Fishman, who joins the federal tax practice in Dallas; Mark Fitzgerald, who joins the Global Grants Program in Tyson's Corner, Va.; Leslie Hauser, who rejoins the federal tax practice in Milwaukee; and Zara Muradali, who joins the federal tax practice in Boston. ... Ciro V. Cuono has joined O'Connor Davies Munns & Dobbins LLP, Harrison, as director of the Business Valuation, Litigation Support & Forensic Accounting Services Practice Group.

 

NORTH DAKOTA

Kevin Andersen has been re-elected chair of the Board of Directors of Eide Bailly LLP, Fargo, and Mark Martens has been re-elected vice chair.

 

OHIO

Judith A. Mondry, of Walthall, Drake & Wallace LLP, Independence, has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce, for a two-year term as treasurer.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Eric Plisko has joined Kronick Kalada Berdy & Co. PC as a staff accountant, while Thomas Hudak has been promoted to audit manager, and Rosemarie Coyne, Connie Dexter, Allan Karaffa and Adam Wiernusz to senior staff accountant. In addition, Robert Coar and Rosemarie Coyne have earned their CPA licenses.

 

TENNESSEE

Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC announced a number of new hires: Maegan Elizabeth Manning has joined the Chattanooga office in a staff position in the Tax Services Department; Joshua B. Crutcher and Lauren Nicole Dougan have joined the Brentwood office in staff positions in the Tax Services Department; Joshua Lee has joined the Chattanooga office in a staff position in the Accounting and Assurance Services Department; and Rebekah Smith has joined LBMC Employment Partners LLC in a client development role in the Nashville office.

 

TEXAS

Doug Fesler has been promoted to senior manager in the Tax Department of UHY Advisors, Houston. ... Simon Chiu and Rosina Kwok have joined GBH CPAs PC, Houston, as SEC audit seniors.

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