Eide Bailly LLP, Phoenix, added Gary Smith to its financial institution team.




Richey, May & Co. LLP, Englewood, promoted John Gregg to audit partner, while Ryan Marczewski was promoted to senior tax consultant, Katie Lewis to audit supervisor and Jace Briggs to senior tax associate.



Raymond James & Associates, St. Petersburg, poached Tom Shoup from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney’s Atlanta office, to serve as senior vice president of investments in its Atlanta office.  



Warbird Consulting Partners, Atlanta, added health care finance veterans David Ebel and David Kiehn to its Health Care CFO Consulting Network. The firm also promoted CarolAnn Denton-Fitzpatrick and Scott Peterson to managing director.



Michael Fox and Tim Hall were promoted to manager in RubinBrown LLP’s Assurance Services Group in the Kansas City office.



Louis T. Roth & Co., Louisville, hired Ronald Mihaley as senior accountant. Prior to joining the firm, Mihaley was a staff accountant at Fuller, Witcher & Co. PA in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.



Rich Stang, of DeLeon & Stang, Gaithersburg, has been selected to take part in the American Institute of CPAs’ National CPA Financial Planning Insights Panel.




Abrams Little-Gill Loberfeld PC, Chestnut Hill, has named Kristin Kelley a director of the firm. … Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico LLP, Tewksbury, has named Erin Carmody and Tracy W. Curley partners. … Melyssa Brown was promoted to manager in Meyers Brothers Kalicka’s Audit and Accounting Division.



Tom Beard, Cathy Lorenz and Kathy Walsh of Godfrey Hammel, Danneels & Co. are the winners of the 2012 Five Star Wealth Manager Award. Copper Beach Wealth Management, a sub-advisor to GHD Wealth Management, also acknowledged Bill Brown as a 2012 winner. … Maner Costerisan, Lansing, recently added Emily C. Twitchell and Joshua R. Sandberg as staff accountants to its Audit Department.



Howard Rosen, president of Conner Ash PC, St. Louis, has been elected vice chairman and treasurer of BKR International.



New Hampshire

Leone, McDonnell & Roberts PA, Wolfeboro, has named Evan Stowell as partner. Stowell was also elected as to the New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Board of Directors for a three year term.


New Jersey

Jaime Campbell, director of specialized services at Bartolomei Pucciarelli LLC, Lawrenceville, published her first book, Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Edition 12.0 Cookbook for Experts. …Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. Parsippany, named D. Michael Williams as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. … Robert J. Brown joined Cowan, Gunteski & Co., Tinton Falls, as senior manager in the firm’s Litigation & Valuation Services Group.


New York

David HW Turner has been appointed CFO at KPMG LLP, and will take on his new role on Aug.1. Turner succeeds Larry Laughman, who spent 35 years with the firm. The firm also tapped John Depman to lead the regional and community banking division of its national banking and capital markets practice.  …Jay Goldberg, partner at Rosen Seymour Shapss Martin & Co. LLP, has been elected assistant treasurer of the Parrish Art Museum. …Melanie S. Snay has joined Bollam, Sheedy, Torani & Co. LLP’s Albany-based multi-disciplinary financial and management consulting firm, BST, as senior associate. The firm also hired John J. Scully as senior tax manager.  BST also promoted several staff members: Its Financial Services Department promoted Daniel S. Auricchio and Lauren Ziemann to senior associate and Ashleigh M. Smith to manager. Judy A. Cahee was promoted to partner, Amanda Russell to manager and Jaywoon Kim to senior associate in the firm’s Tax Unit. Scott M. DeMarco and Paul C. Zarecki were promoted to senior manager in the Valuation, Forensic and Litigation Support Unit, while Joan F. Fournier moved up to senior associate in Retirement Services. Bonnie M. Gibson was promoted to administrative assistant.


North Carolina

Elliott Davis PLLC, Charlotte, hired Julie Driedger as client development director.




Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, Nashville, hired Dana Thompson as an accounting specialist in the Internal Accounting Department in the Brentwood office. Prior to joining LBMC, Thompson served as an accounting assistant at Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee. The firm’s director of training, David Haddock, was elected to serve as chair of the Board for the Tennessee Society of CPAs.



Larry D. Edgerton has received the Meritorious Service award from the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. David D. Duree picked up the Distinguished Public Service Award and Michael L. Brown was named Outstanding Chairman while Charlotte M. Jungen received the Young CPA of the Year Award. Walter H. Hill and Oran J. Tsakopulos earned the Honorary Fellow Award and Charlie Evans was named an Honorary Member. TSCPA also presented special recognition awards to honor members Arthur M. Agulnek, E. Leroy Bolt, Roselyn E. Morris and Mark E. Zafereo.  The TSCPA also handed out Rising Stars Awards to members 40 years old and younger who showed leadership skills in their accounting careers. The list includes, Chip Adamio, Katy Avenson, Michael L. Brown, Gina G. DeHoyos, Michelle R. Downs, Neely D. Duncan, Sheila A. Enriquez, Charlotte M. Jungen, Christina A. Mondrik, Richard W. Orellana, Joel Perez and Benjamin C. Simiskey. … Goldin Peiser & Peiser LLP, Dallas, appointed Julie Venegas to the Planning Committee for the TSCPA’s 2012 Texas State Taxation Conference.





Six partners from Argy, Wiltse & Robinson PC, McLean, have been acknowledged as 2012 SmartCPA Award winners: Sharon Berman, Joan Holtz, Chris Carson, Ed Plunkett, Steve Ritchey and Sara Zeller.



Washington, D.C.

Securities and Exchange Commission appointed Paul A. Beswick as Acting Chief Accountant in the SEC's Office of the Chief Accountant. Beswick will oversee accounting interpretations, international accounting matters, and professional practice issues. Beswick succeeds James L. Kroeker.



Kolb+Co., Brookfield, promoted several staff members: Ron Biffel and Kyle Ferch have been promoted to senior accountant, while Casey Malek was promoted to auditing and accounting manager and Jim Mieritz to accounting senior manager. Kyle Dieringer was promoted to tax senior, LeAnne Foster to senior associate, Tom Magnor to tax manager and Vanessa Tippett to tax senior.


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