International People News:


Thiha Tun is the newest partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP, London.

United States People News:


Julie Quinn, an office managing director at Deloitte Consulting LLP, was named to the California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.


Melinda Smith, an audit manager at Mahoney Sabol & Co. LLP, has been appointed officer on the board of directors for Community Health Charities of New England.


Christopher Porras has been named chief financial officer of CCH Small Firm Services. CCH Small Firm Services, Kennesaw. … Candace Spencer has been promoted to tax manager at S.J. Gorowitz Accounting & Tax Services PC, Alpharetta.


Ann Geisel has been promoted to product manager at Cougar Mountain Software.


Kurt Sticher has been named the director of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP’s forensic practice in Chicago. Kurt will assist the corporate investigations and litigation and dispute consulting teams. … PwC LLP, Chicago, promoted 20 professionals to partner. Click here for the detailed list. 


Terri Goodridge, a consulting manager at Postlethwaite & Netterville APAC, has completed the 2013 Leadership Jefferson Program.


Barbara McGuan, a principle at BerryDunn, has been appointed to the Maine Society of CPAs Board of Governors.


Larry Sharrow has joined AVF Consulting –a Microsoft partner for financial management software consulting for not-for-profit organizations –as an implementation consultant. … Mark Lindsey has joined CohnReznick LLP, Baltimore, as a manager in the firm’s business development division. … Mark Hooley, a partner at CohnReznick, has been appointed to the Maryland Clean Energy Center Board of Directors.


PwC LLP, Boston, promoted Randy Brown, Mac Calva, Kristin D’Ambrosio, Carla DeSantis, Lisa Ferraro, Jennifer Gaudet, Jeff Hemman, Vincent Occhino and Alan Pisano to partner.


The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants announced its inaugural list of the “50 Over 50.”  To view the entire list of the NJSCPA 50 Over 50, please visit


Constance Hunter has joined KPMG LLP, New York, as chief economist for its alternative investment practice. … Barbara Marino has been elected as vice president of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants. Marino is currently a director in the Finance Transformation Practice at The Hackett Group, a global strategic consulting firm. The NYSSCPA elected several members to the board including, Scott Adair, Warren Ruppel and Ian Benjamin as vice presidents, F. Michael Zovistoski as secretary and treasurer, Stephen Surace, Jack Craven and Anthony Chan as directors-at-large.   Neil Ehrenkrantz, a partner at Friedman LLP, will serve as the new chair to the organizations SEC Practice Committee. Tracy D. Tarsio was elected as a chapter representative director, Mark Ulrich was elected as director for its Queens and Brooklyn chapter. Michael Milisits and Scott Hosler were elected to serve as chapter directors. …Michael Carnevale has joined Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP, New York, as tax partner in the firm’s Real Estate practice. … Miranda Kalinowski has been named U.S. Sourcing Leader at PwC U.S., New York. In her new role she will lead the campus and experienced recruiting activities for the firm, which is among the largest employers in the United States. Kalinowski previously served as the U.S. Recruiting Lead for PwC's Advisory Practice.


Margaret Fiorentino has been appointed executive director of Beta Alpha Psi, the honor organization for financial information students and professionals.


Keith Connolly has joined Barnes Dennig, Cincinnati, as staff accountant. … Todd Kennedy has been promoted to partner at Levin Swedler Krum, Solon.


Lupe Garcia, an assurance and advisory services manager in the Houston office of Whitley Penn, was honored with the Young CPA of the Year Award by the Houston CPA Society. … U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln has joined alliantgroup LP, Houston, as a member to its strategic advisory board


The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants awarded 38 members with its 2013 Life Member Award. The following members were awarded life member status for 2013: Francis Andrews, James Atkinson, Randolph Baird, Lawton Baker, C. Thomas Brewer, Nigel Broder, James E. Crawley Jr., Sherwood Creedle, Rodney Deane Jr., Franklin Dennis, James Edge Jr., Bert Edwards, Jerry Foster, Harry Franklin Jr., Richard A. Garbee, Caspa Harris Jr., James Harris, William Harris, Randall Hawthorne, John Hester, Stephen Holton, Randolph Jones Jr., John Kane, D. Berkley Keen, Gary Lee, William Madigan Jr., William Mariner, William Nugent, Roland Pepin, Leslie I. Prillaman Jr., William Proffitt Jr., David Radloff, Melvin Rosen Jr., Robert Sommerville, George Tatterson Jr., Philip G. Tibbs, Richard Willis and William Young Jr. … The Virginia Society of CPAs Educational Foundation has selected its officers and board of directors. Gerald Hagen Jr.,  of Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, is serving as chair of the board. Monique Valentine, of Associated General Contractors of America, will serve as chair-elect. The following VSCPA members were named vice chairs of the Foundation Board: Randolph Shapiro, of Murray, Jonson, White & Associates Ltd., and Frederick White, of Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP. VSCPA vice president of Member & Public Relations Tina Lambert will serve as secretary/treasurer. At-large Board members include: Courtney S. Barrack, of Keiter; Thomas Crutchfield of Burdette Smith & Bish LLC, Heather Flanagan, of KPMG; Clare Levison of Alliant Techsystems Inc., Thomas Lyden Jr. of Kearney & Co.; Marian Millikan of Cherry Bekaert LLP; Sarah Nutter, Ph.D., of George Mason University; John  Renner II of Renner & Co.; Vugar Shahtakhtinskiy of CORT Business Services; Mark Watts  of CST Group; and Kristin White of Wells, Coleman & Co. LLP.


Jeremy Skogsbergh has been admitted to the partnership of PwC LLP, Seattle, as a tax partner. … Mitch Hansen, a shareholder at Clark Nuber PS, was chosen to receive the 2013 Associate Member of the Year Award from the Washington Society of Association Executives.


Nancy Gillis joins Ernst & Young LLP as a senior manager in the firm’s climate change and sustainability services practice in Washington, D.C. Prior to Ernst & Young, Gillis was the director of the Federal Supply Chain Emissions Program Management Office in the US General Services Administration. … Manal Corwin has returned to KPMG LLP, to assume key positions within the firm’s international taxation group, following completion of her tenure as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Tax Policy for International Tax Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Corwin will serve both as the national service line leader for International Corporate Services and in the newly created role of principal-in-charge, Washington National Tax-International Tax Policy.


Kelly Runge has joined Wipfli LLP, Milwaukee, as a senior manager in its small business accounting service practice.

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