ARIZONA

Morrison & Associates CPAs, Chandler, announced three new hires: Glenn Conover has joined the firm as director of tax services; Kyle Mickelson as audit manager; and Jason Phillips as a member of the tax and financial team.

 

CALIFORNIA

MarcumStonefield, a division of Marcum LLP, announced three appointments in its West Coast offices: Nanette Miller has been named partner-in-charge of assurance services; Alan Griffith has been named partner-in-charge of Tax Services; and Michael Feinstein has been named head of quality control for all of the firm's offices in California.

 

FLORIDA

Brian M. Zophin has been promoted to audit partner in the Tampa office of Cherry, Bekaert & Holland LLP. ... Beryl Davis has joined the Institute of Internal Auditors as vice president of standards and guidance.

 

MAINE

Arthur Marshall, a senior manager with Berry, Dunn, McNeil & Parker, Portland, has earned the Accredited Senior Appraiser designation from the American Society of Appraisers.

 

MARYLAND

Fabricia Edwards has been promoted to senior manager in the Audit Department of Bond Beebe, Bethesda.

 

MICHIGAN

Brett S. Kidd and Jonathan E. Jury have joined Lewis & Knopf CPAs PC, Flint, as a staff accountant and a senior accountant, respectively.

 

OHIO

Rea & Associates Inc., New Philadelphia, announced a number of promotions: Lisa Beamer, Darlene Finzer, Tracy Kaufman and Lesley Mast have been promoted to principal; Brent Ardit, Jim Crandall, Brian Kempf, Courtney Shalosky and Philita Wheeler to supervisor; Kelly Leslie, Greta Rzymek, Inez Bowie, Jeremy Senften, and Kyle Stemple to senior manager; Ben Antonelli, Dana Launder, Zac Morris, Dave Spar, Les Wymer and Annie Yoder to manager; Becca Davis to marketing manager; and Dan Bialek, Ben Froese, Kayla Green, Kyle Johnston, Anne Munson, Jeremy Norden, Dustin Raber, Matt Rees, Matt Sanders, Lia Von Kaenel and Joel Yoder to senior accountant. ... Ted R. Ginsburg has joined Skoda Minotti, Cleveland, as a principal in the Compensation and Benefits Advisory Services Group. ... SS&G announced a number of new hires: In the Cincinnati office, William E. Davis has joined the firm as a manager in the Tax Department, while in the Akron office, Kelly Pulling has joined the firm as an associate in the Tax Department, and Jonathan Steiner has joined SS&G Healthcare Services LLC as a financial analyst. ... Bruce Bechhold, a CPA with Walthall, Drake & Wallace LLP, Independence, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Mayfield Area Chamber of Commerce. He will serve as treasurer.

 

NEW YORK

Benjamin Greenbaum has joined Gettry Marcus Stern & Lehrer CPA PC, Woodbury, as a partner. ... Grady Summers has joined Ernst & Young LLP, New York City, as Americas leader for information security program management services.

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Jeff Crumpley has joined the Sanford office of Davenport, Marvin, Joyce & Co. LLP, with responsibility for preparing tax returns, tax research, tax audit representation, and building client relationships, while Eric Dutton has joined the Greensboro office as a staff accountant. ... Janet Malzone, an audit partner and Mid-Atlantic International Business Center director with Grant Thornton LLP, Charlotte, has been named a 2010 Woman of Excellence by the National Association for Female Executives.

 

TENNESSEE

Joshua "Clay" Morris has joined Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC, Nashville, in a senior position in the Accounting and Assurance Services Department, while Chuck Tomlin, a senior tax manager in the Tax Department, has relocated to the firm's Chattanooga office.

 

TEXAS

Ruel Bognot has joined UHY LLP, Houston, as a senior manager in the Assurance & Business Advisory Services Department, while Wayne Wilson has joined UHY Advisors as a managing director in the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Department.

 

VIRGINIA

Thompson, Greenspon & Co. PC, Fairfax, announced a number of new hires: Jennifer K. Stilwell has joined the firm as a supervisor in the Tax Department; Audrey Gale and David Fuqua as tax staff; and Eric Panin and Robbie Jindal as staff auditors.

 

WASHINGTON

Bryan Rush has joined Clark Nuber, Bellevue, as a senior manager in the Tax Services Group. In addition, firm tax manager Jeff Meier has passed the Enrolled Agents Examination, while firm principal Mitchell Hansen has been appointed a board member of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Alaska & Washington Chapter, and principal Julie Eisenhauer received the 2010 Award for Excellence in Promoting Clark Nuber's Values.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board announced the 14 new and re-appointed members of its Standing Advisory Group, who will serve two-year terms starting this month: The new appointments are: Stephen J. Homza, managing director of internal audit at Legg Mason Inc.; Lisa Lindsley, director of capital strategies at the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees; William T. Platt, deputy managing partner of professional practice, and deputy chief quality officer for attest at Deloitte & Touche LLP; D. Scott Showalter, professor of practice in the Department of Accounting at the College of Management of North Carolina State University; and Dan M. Slack, CEO of the Fire and Police Pension Association of Colorado. The re-appointed members are: Joseph V. Carcello, Ernst & Young and Business Alumni Professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Management, and co-founder and director of research of Corporate Governance Center, of the University of Tennessee; James D. Cox, Brainerd Currie Professor of Law in the School of Law of Duke University; Elizabeth S. Gantnier, director of quality control at Stegman & Co.; Arnold C. Hanish, vice president of finance and chief accounting officer at Eli Lilly & Co.; Gail L. Hanson, deputy executive director of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board; Jamie S. Miller, vice president, controller and chief accounting officer of General Electric Co.; Steven B. Rafferty, professional practices partner at BKD LLP; Samuel J. Ranzilla, audit partner and national managing partner of audit quality and professional practice at KPMG LLP; and Lynn E. Turner, senior advisor and managing director at LECG. In addition, Mark A. Adler has joined the PCAOB as deputy chief trial counsel in the Division of Enforcement and Investigations. He was previously deputy chief litigation counsel of the Division of Enforcement of the SEC.

 

WISCONSIN

Paul Rodrigues, a principal at Chortek & Gottschalk, Milwaukee, is a finalist for the Board of Regents of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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