Alex Coassin has been promoted from director to principal at PwC in San Francisco. Coassin will serve as a P&SI cross sector National Security Partner and focus on the delivery and expansion of services in the IT Security, Privacy, and Risk Competency space, establishing our Next Generation of Security Offerings. … Derek Evans has joined Gallina LLP, Roseville, as partner. ... Bruce Givner, a tax attorney at Givner & Kaye in Los Angeles, has been appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown to the California Board of Optometry. … Margaret Shanley has joined as CohnReznick, Los Angeles, as a principal in its Transactional Advisory Practice where she will be responsible for developing the private equity/venture capital practice in the firm’s West region.



Angela Appleby, Chris Stuart, Lawrence Knutson, and Theresa McDowell were promoted to partners at EKS&H, Denver.


Gail Markham, founding partner of Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company P.A., Ft. Myers, recently passed the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners exam and met the requirements to become a Certified Fraud Examiner. 


Harrison Enfinger has joined the audit department at Hancock Askew & Co. LLP, Savannah. Robert Skibicki also joined the staff and Robert Faust has joined as a senior accountant


Krista Allen was promoted to senior administrative assistant in the Chicago office of SS&G. Marilyn DiCosola was promoted to office manager and Julie Jesso moved up to senior associate. … Adam June was promoted to manager of the tax services department at Weltman Bernfield LL, Buffalo Grove. 


Bond Beebe, Bethesda, Michael Rockefeller and Brian Wynne have been promoted to Principals in the Firm’s audit and tax practices. S. Vincent Crescenzi, president and managing partner of Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell, P.C., has been appointed to the office of treasurer of the Mental Health Association of Montgomery County, Maryland. 


Eric Berman has joined the governmental team of Eide Bailly LLP. …, Kimberley Train has joined BlumShapiro as a partner in the firm’s litigation services and business valuation group. Train will operate out of BlumShapiro’s Boston and Quincy, MA offices.


Daniel Holmes, the national gaming services practice leader of RubinBrown, St. Louis,  has been recognized by Rockhurst University with its Faber Young Alumni Award


Kristen Bournival and Shauna Brown were promoted to supervisor and manager, respectively at Leone, McDonnell & Roberts PA


Deloitte Financial Advisory Services group has promoted 13 practitioners to principals and directors throughout the firm. Visit the firm’s website for a full list. Rebecca Sproul has been named National Managing Partner, University Relations and Recruiting for KPMG LLP. … Noam Hirschberger has joined O'Connor Davies LLP, New York, as a director in the firm’s financial services and business valuation groups. Hirschberger has over eight years of experience developing advanced financial models, including discounted cash flow, comparable security and Black-Scholes analyses, used for valuation of businesses, intangible assets and derivatives. Hirschberger has analyzed companies in the real estate, technology, chemicals, financial services and many other industries. … Jack Brister has joined Prager Metis CPAs LLC, New York, as partner. Brister will be a key member in the firm’s International Tax Division. … Patricia Cummings has joined Citrin Cooperman, New York, as partner. Cummings will lead the firm's Capital Markets and Private Equity initiative, serve on the Executive Committee and the Audit and Attest Committee, and participate in the leadership of the real estate industry group. … Rothstein Kass’ co-CEO and principal-in-charge of the firm’s financial services group, Howard Altman, has been elected Treasurer of the Managed Funds Association. Altman has also been appointed by MFA to serve a one-year term as a member of the organization’s Board of Directors. 


Melissa Costigan has been promoted to associate in the Akron offices of SS&G. Rebecca Frisina, Chris Kerr and Katie Newman were promoted to managers. Brittany Joseph, Evan Pestello and Emily Richards were promoted to senior associates. Richards was also named to the OSCPA Young CPA Section Leadership Board. Leanne Cesarow, Paula Rager and Vivian Haslam were promoted to executive administrative assistant. Marc Servodio and Patricia Valentic were promoted to managers. In the firm’s Cincinnati office, the firm promoted Todd Bamesberger to senior associate and Lori Finamore to senior administrative assistant. In the Cleveland office the firm promoted Domenick Cristino, Mark Rabinovich, Jamie Snyder, Steve Kresny and Seth Weinstein to senior associates. Dave Godenswager and Ron Misconish were promoted to managers. Lauren Fox and Abby Surloff were promoted to executive assistants while Janene Allen moved up to senior administrative assistant. In Columbus, the firm promoted Vince Stasiulewicz to manager, Anthony Cerasi, Ryan Hixenbaugh and Joyce Goldenbaum as senior associates. … Bryan Davidson was promoted to senior accountant at Holbrook & Manter, Columbus. 


Buckno Lisicky & Co., Allentown, nominated Nicole Chupa was as one of Pennsylvania’s 2013-2014 Young Leaders by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 


William Bossong, George Noonan and Beverly Seier were recently admitted as Elliott Davis, Greenville, as shareholders. 


Nicole Alford and Kara Allen were promoted to marketing supervisor at Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC, Nashville. Mindy Vail moved up to online marketing specialist where she will handle the social media presence at the firm. … Dennis Logan joined the firm’s Brentwood office as a staff accountant in the firm’s entrepreneurial services division. 


Grant Thornton LLP admitted Mark Gibennus as audit partner, Alan Millis as business advisory services partner and Jon Rausch as corporate strategic federal tax services partner in the firm’s Houston office. 


Sara Gustafson has joined Clark Nuber, Bellevue, as a seasonal tax associate, Angela Oakley joined the firm’s human resource department, Emilie Olsen joined as a tax senior and Michael Woo as an audit associate. Karen Dunn, Sarah Huang, Jennifer Mace and Sarah Wine joined the firm as senior managers. Frances Olson, Colleen Raklios, Lizzie Rahm, and Bryce Rassilyer, joined as managers. Dane Anderson, Lisa Cooke, Carolyn Fjelstad, Jessica Fredlund, Shirley Li, Joseph O’Meara and Brad Parker were hired as senior accountants. Vanessa Enany joined the staff of the firm’s human resources department.

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