People News: Jan. 23, 2015

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Carr, Riggs & Ingram has appointed 12 new partners throughout the firm’s multiple locations. New partners include, Chad Sexton, Mac Smith, Robbie Rice, James Weber, Ana Gallardo, Greg Derrick, Yvonne Clayborne, Christine Noll-Rhan, Michael Gould, David Alvarez, Doug Nordby, and Julie Bennett.


Myra Drucker and John Veihmeyer were appointed to the FAF Board of Trustees.


Crystal Dunn has joined the audit department at the Tampa Bay office of CBIZ MHM as a senior associate. Linden Arakawa and Ryan Bontrager have been promoted to assurance managers at the firm. Jenny Matasic and Christine McAlarney were promoted to assurance senior managers. Sue Pagan has joined the firm as senior manager in the audit department. Alfredo Ernst and Fiorella Misenti have joined the firm as an assurance associate.


Michael Anthony Smith has joined Cherry Bekaert LLP as a director in the firm’s Atlanta office.


Andrew Spikes has been admitted as shareholder at Mize Houser & Co.


BerryDunn has hired three new tax professionals throughout the firm’s multiple locations. Francesco Manzo has joined the firm as senior manager, Kelly O’Connell, as a tax specialist and Eugene Syrovatkin as tax senior.


Rich Stang, a founding partner at DeLeon & Stang, was elected president of the Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery County.


KLR has promoted Laura DaLomba, David Desmarais, Loree Dubois, Meyer Levy, Anthony Mangiarelli and John Surrette to shareholders.


Brown Smith Wallace have promoted seven principals to partners. New partners includes; Bryan Graiff, Transaction Advisory and Litigation Support; Lincoln Gray, Broker-Dealer and Investment Advisory Services; Darla Hemmann, Tax Services; Matthew Powell, Employee Benefit Plan Audit Services; Ron Present, Health Care Advisory Services; Ronald Steinkamp, Public Sector Advisory Services; and Kelly Weis, Audit Services.


Lumsden McCormick’s tax team member, Alicia Sears, has been named to the 2015
Leadership Buffalo Rising Leader class. Jonathan Roller, a principal at the firm, has been named to the Buffalo Zoological Gardens ProZoo Board. … Daniel Visich has joined BDO Consulting as a director in the firm's New York office, where he will work in the Tangible Asset Valuation practice with a focus on Fixed Assets. … Robert Bjelke has been promoted to partner at Gettry Marcus.


Anthony Taylor has joined DHG as a National Business Development Executive with the firm’s DHG Dealerships practice.


Rebekah Smith has been promoted from director to partner at GBQ’s forensic and dispute advisory services.


Mark Perry and Sharon Perry, founders of Health Care Reimbursement Services, Inc., have joined Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP as directors. … Global Tax Management’s founding president and managing director, Joseph DiBianca, is now leading the company’s growth and strategic planning initiatives as chairman and strategic advisor. DiBianca is succeeded by David Laurinaitis, who had served the company as vice president and Practice Leader of the Radnor, Penn. corporate office. … Mark Coykendall has joined MDG LLC, as audit manager.


Linda Lauer has been appointed to co-attest practice leader at Mayer Hoffman McCann in the Memphis office.


Bret Robertson has been elected as managing partner at CF Accountants & Consultants. Kevin Harris has been selected as partner in charge of the firm’s tax services. Jack Lamkin has taken on the responsibilities of partner in charge of the firm’s audit services and leader of its SEC Services Division. Barbara Milam has become the firm’s administrator, and will replace John Gallagher who retired after 20 years in the position. … Evan Tierce has joined MiddletonRaines+Zapata LLP as partner. Tierce will continue to direct the firm's practice growth team.


Christa Baldridge, Jamie Brown, Brent Engelsma, Jason Kiehnau and Mark Vance were named shareholders at Schenck SC.

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