[IMGCAP(1)]A roundup of recent hires, promotions, awards and other personnel news from firms across the country.


Jeanie Price, a partner at DeLeon & Stang CPAs and Advisors, Gaithersburg, has received the ACE Administrator Award from the CPA Firm Management Association at its annual meeting at the end of June. The award recognizes a senior-level administrator for achievement, commitment and excellence in firm management.


Steve O’Connell has been promoted to senior tax advisor at Damon, Topham & Co., Marshfield.


Douglas Bohrer has been named office managing partner of the Detroit location of Plante Moran. He succeeds Dianne Wells, who is retiring after more than 30 years with the firm. … DeBoer, Baumann & Co. PLC, Holland, announced four promotions: Gregory Dutmers has been promoted to senior staff, Cathleen Gould to senior manager, and Jessica Holzinger and Bradley Weber to manager.


Adam Collyer has been promoted to partner in the Assurance and Business Advisory Department of MarksNelson LLC, Kansas City. He joined the firm in 2011. … Christine McIntire has joined KPM CPAs & Advisors, Springfield as a staff accountant. In addition, managing shareholder Jim Lewis was named one of the Springfield Business Journal’s 2016 Men of the Year. … Greg S. Pfeuffer, director of CFO consulting services, and Christopher B. Volz, director of business valuation and litigation services, have been promoted to partner at Mueller Prost, St. Louis, bringing the firm to 18 partners.


Carleen J. Gaskin, Sheri Wronko and Michael D. Yarrow have been promoted to partner at WithumSmith+Brown PC, Princeton. … Fred S. Caltabiano has been elected a partner of Bowman & Co. LLP, Vorhees. He joined the firm in 2001. Separately, firm principal and administrator Robert E. Biddle has been appointed chair of the Board of Directors of the CPA Firm Management Association. … Joseph Myers, a director in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group of EisnerAmper LLP, in Iselin, has been received the Certified Turnaround Professional credential from the Turnaround Management Association.


Mark Chaves and Douglas Nakajima have been named co-leaders of the International Tax Services Department of Marcum LLP. Chaves is based in Miami and Nakajima in Philadelphia. … Citrin Cooperman has admitted nine new partners, and two new principals. The partners Nick DiMaio, Joe DiPietro, Brett Dubin, Steven Hellner, Renata Howard, Anand Madhusudanan, Michael Meyers, Shrenik Shah and Nick Thompson, and the principals are John Bonelli and Catherine Taylor. The firm also promoted people to director: Ronald Badke, Richard Brattole, Anastasia Candela, Harry Carpenter, Anthony Cilibrasi, Peter Civins, Garth Culham, Mark DiMichael, Tom Grohs, David Hollander, Brian Lomasky, Meleti Korinis, Allie Kuklis, Otoma Lowery, Glenys Merejo, Joyce Segarra, Matthew Segreto, Blake Spina, director, Dana Szakacs, Shashi Verma, Sallie Wilmot, and Ed Witkowski. … Michael Smith, a partner with The Bonadio Group in Albany, has been named leader of the firm’s Construction Team. … Jessica Langlais has joined LCS&Z LLP, Latham, as a senior associate.



Scott D. Bechtel has been promoted to director, and Nicole Dulle to senior manager, in the tax practice of GBQ Partners LLC, Columbus.


Jill E. Gilbert and Douglas L. Smith have been admitted as partners at Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP, Lancaster. … Will Hatcher has joined the Pittsburgh office of Schneider Downs as an IT security audit manager.


Whitley Penn, Dallas, announced a number of promotions: Ryan Bolton, Thania Gonzalez, Charlie Kennimer, Jason Maurice, Donovan Miller, Steven Moore, Chase Tipton, Julie Vandergriff, Justin Wetzler, and John Williamson were promoted to senior manager; Elizabeth Godwin, Andy Hines, Danny Hughes, Libby Keifer, Joe Lavis, Justin Lytle, Hudson Marx, Chelsea McCleskey, Jon Rittenhouse, Mack Roenbrook, Scott Stover, and Daniel Townsend to manager; and Melanie Abila, Cole Billings, Nick Davis, Shannon Davis, Jessica De Los Santos, Jimmy Hall, Trisha Killen, Caroline Mahalitc, Conner McMindes, Chris O’Shell, Alex Puchala, Hannah Scott, Elizabeth Sheftall, Supicha Sookanan, Brandon Stiver, Amanda Swarts, Jason Turpin, Ally Vail, Lauryn Wells, Erica Whitten and Kevin Wood to senior. … Clancy Fossum has joined Embark as the new vice president of Consulting. He was previously a senior manager with Deloitte.


Gavin Disney-May has been named chairman of MyFirmsApp.



Gary Thomson, regional managing partner for the Mid-Atlantic Region of Dixon Hughes Goodman, has been appointed to Virginia’s School Readiness Committee by Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton. … Colleen Wevodau, an audit senior manager in the real estate practice of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP, has been named to the board of directors of Calvary Women’s Services.

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