Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith, Birmingham, announced a number of new hires: Joel Blount has joined the firm as a manager; Jeff Lowery as a supervisor; Lauren Horner and Jeremy Viers as senior accountants; and Tyler Crawford, Dan Post, Graham Travers, and AJ VanderWoude, all of whom previously interned at the firm, as staff accountants.



Alicia White, a staff accountant at Keegan, Linscott & Kenon PC, Tucson, has earned her CPA license.



Karen Burns, an audit partner at Sensiba San Filippo, Pleasanton was selected to participate in a FASB Public Roundtable Meeting to Solicit Input on Private-Company Accounting and Reporting Issues that took place in mid-October. ... Maier Rosenberg, a partner at J.H. Cohn LLP, Woodland Hills has been named one of the Valley's Trusted Advisors by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. ... John Herr has been appointed CEO of corporate performance management vendor Adaptive Planning, Mountain View. ... Michael J. Sager, a tax partner at Seiler LLP, Redwood City, has been appointed to the National Urban Redevelopment Forum of the NAIOP National Forums. ... Ross W. Nager has joined WTAS as a managing director in its National Tax Office.



Lisa Meacham, Drew Rice and Karen Winkelman have been promoted to partner at Ehrhardt Keefe Steiner & Hottman, Denver.



Michael M. Pantori has joined CBIZ, Miami, as a senior tax manager. ... Tony Argiz, chairman and CEO of Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra LLC, Miami, was honored alongside his wife Conchi Argiz with the United Way of Miami-Dade's Tocqueville Award for Outstanding Philanthropy. Argiz has served as the United Way of Miami-Dade's past chairman of the board and past campaign chair. ... Tina DeSanty has joined the Fort Lauderdale office of Argy, Wiltse & Robinson PC as a senior manager.



Daniel J. Korczyk has joined the Atlanta office of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP as a director specializing in the technology, media and telecommunications industry.



Blue & Co. LLC announced a number of new hires: In the Carmel, Ind., office, Gary Friend has joined the fim as a staff accountant; Shirley Horn as an AR collections coordinator; and Mike Jenkins as a recruitment manager. In the Columbus, Ind., office, Kimberly Fleischman has joined the firm as a staff accountant, and Lisa Wood as a staff accountant with Aliign. In the Columbus, Ohio, office, Sheila Hammel has joined the firm as a benefits administrator, and Chad Schoch as a staff accountant. In the Indianapolis office, Andrew Bales has joined the firm as a senior accountant; Cathy Coffey as a receptionist/administrative assistant; Derek Grimm, Peter Haupers and Brittany Zirkle as staff accountants; Angela Hilycord, Matt Howard and Michael Maiorano as senior consultants; and Lindsay Trout as an administrative assistant. In the Lexington, Ky., office, Noah Ashby and Benjamin Dennison have joined the firm as staff accountants; Amanda Duckworth as a receptionist/administrative assistant; Will Harward as a senior manager; and Brandi Noel as a manager. In the Louisville, Ky., office, Brandon Gold has joined the firm as a computer support specialist, and Rachel McDevitt as a staff accountant. And in the Seymour, Ind., office, Stephanie Flora has joined the firm as a staff accountant.



Gregory Carter has joined EDGAR Online Inc., Rockville, as chief technology officer.



Jamie Ziembo has joined Lewis & Knopf CPAs PC, Flint, as a junior staff accountant.



Colleen Hiltner has joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts PA as an in-charge accountant.



Victor Gatti has rejoined KPMG LLP, New York City, as a principal in the international corporate services practice. ... Michael C. Sullivan has joined Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP as a director in the Northeast region. ... RSM McGladrey has named industry leads within its transaction advisory services practice for seven industry sector verticals: Michael J. Grossman will serve as managing director of consumer products in New York; Joe Kinslow as managing director of government contracting in Washington, D.C.; John Schmidt as managing director of health care in Chicago; William Spizman as managing director of food and beverage in Chicago; Ryan Branon as director of business products and services in Chicago; Gil Chiquito as director of energy in Dallas; and Kartik Sundar Raj as director of information technology in Washington, D.C. ... Eric Israel and Clinton Maloney have joined PwC US as managing directors in sustainable business solutions practice. ... Harry Moehringer, partner-in-charge of the Real Estate Services Group at Marks Paneth & Shron LLP, has been elected co-managing partner of the firm. He will serve alongside co-MP Mark Levenfus, and will take up his position on Jan. 1, 2012. Current co-MP Arthur Cannata will remain with the firm as MP emeritus.



April Adams, a senior manager with Cherry, Bekaert & Holland LLP, Raleigh, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Dress for Success Triangle N.C. for the next three years.



Ciuni & Panichi Inc., Cleveland, announced a number of appointments: Tony Constantine has been named a senior manager in the Tax Department; Jeremy Harrison a senior manager in the Audit & Accounting Services Department; Frank Eich a manager in the Audit & Accounting Services Department; Kathleen Drescher a senior accountant in the Tax Department; Greg Henderson a senior accountant in the Audit & Accounting Services Department; Jake Roelen a senior accountant in the Audit & Accounting Services Department; and John Ricchiuto a staff accountant in the Audit & Accounting Services Department. ... BCG & Co., Akron, announced three new hires: Laura Walz has joined the firm as an administrative assistant for BCG Systems; Jill Mesich as a tax processor/administrative assistant in the Tax Department; and Cameron Stephen as an assistant network administrator. ... Aaron C. Cherr, Nicole N. Malinowski and Michael C. Wolters have joined Corrigan Krause, Westlake, the first two as associates in the Assurance Services Department, and the third as a principal.



Esther J. Hulshizer has joined Wouch, Maloney & Co. LLP, Horsham, as a staff accountant. ... Michael Zyborowicz, a manager with the Philadelphia office of Citrin Cooperman, received the National Multiple Sclerosis Society's MS Leadership Award.



Brett B. Hancock, of SuggsJohnson LLC, Anderson, has earned his CPA license.



Jake Wetzel has joined the Nashville office of LBMC Technologies LLC as an OnBase consultant.



Joseph R. "Jody" Allred, an advisory services partner with Weaver, Dallas/Fort Worth, has been appointed to the American Institute of CPAs' Information Technology Executive Committee. ... Myrna Castillo has joined Karlins & Ramey LLC, The Woodlands, as a senior.



Dan O'Shea has been named senior vice president of independent distribution development at Genworth Financial Inc., Richmond.



Peter J. Curley has been named associate director for clearance and settlement in the Division of Trading and Markets, and Brian A. Bussey has been named associate director for derivatives policy and trading practices in the same division, at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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