Donald Esstman, a partner with RubinBrown in St. Louis, has relocated to the firm's Denver office.



Lany Pfeifer, of Barron, Yanaros & Caruso PC, Wethersfield, has received her CPA designation, while the firm's Brian Wilkinson and Christopher Marion have both successfully passed the CPA Exam.



Bloomer Geri & Co. CPAs, Pensacola, announced a number of new hires: R. Charles Paré has joined the firm as a tax supervisor, and Renee Daniels and Kathy J. Davis as staff accountants.



BDO USA LLP, Chicago, announced the creation of national business line leaders for the assurance and tax practices. Jay Duke, formerly Southwest regional business line leader for assurance services, has been appointed national business line leader for assurance, and Doug Sirotta, formerly West regional business line leader for tax services, has been named the national business line leader for tax. In addition, the firm announced the consolidation of its regional structure from six regions to four. Offices in Atlanta and Florida that formerly made up the Southeast region have been merged into the Atlantic region, while offices in Texas and Tennessee that formerly made up the Southwest region have been merged into the Central region. ... Larry W. Maholland, director of local government management services at Sikich LLP, Aurora, has been received the Illinois City/County Management Association Special Service Award for Service to the Community.



Rachel E. Ronsick has been promoted to staff accountant at Louis T. Roth & Co., Louisville.



Kristen Lynds has joined BerryDunn, Portland, as a staff accountant.



Krista N. Miesner, as associate at Abeles and Hoffman PC, St. Louis, has earned her CPA license. ... Patrick Shelton, managing member in Benefit Plans Plus, a subsidiary of Brown Smith Wallace, St. Louis, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Pension Administrators.



Sharon Zsoldos, a manager with Citrin Cooperman & Co. LLP, has been appointed to the Morris County Chamber of Commerce's Women in Business Steering Committee.



Steven P. Bryde has joined Marks Paneth & Shron LLP, New York City, as a principal in the firm's Tax Group.



Nathen McEown, Dallas audit manager at Whitley Penn LLP, Fort Worth, has been selected by Smith & Williamson to participate in its Summer Secondment program, in which he will work in the London office of Smith & Williamson for three months. ... Jerry McMillon has joined the Austin office of Clifton Gunderson as an assurance partner.



Darren Mills has joined Argy, Wiltse & Robinson PC, McLean, as an international corporate services principal.



Michael Zavaglia and Mike Carpenter have joined Nth Degree CPAs, Seattle, as an accounting manager and director of business development, respectively.



James L. Atkinson, a former associate chief counsel for income tax and accounting with the IRS, has joined the Washington National Tax Practice of KMPG LLP as a principal.

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