A roundup of recent personnel announcements from accounting firms and companies across the country.


Jason Tuffs has been named CEO of MNP LLP, Calgary.



In Denver, Jason Fellows has been promoted to managing director at CBIZ and to shareholder at Mayer Hoffman McCann PC.


Simone Clarke has been promoted to manager, Chad Smith to senior associate and Morgan Stinson to associate at Moore Colson, Atlanta.



Lorena Johnson, of CJBS LLC, Northbrook, and Jeffery Mowery, of Mowery & Schoenfeld, Lincolnshire, have been named among the 2015 Top 10 Public Accounting Professionals for Illinois by the National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals, while Jessica Martin, of CliftonLarsonAllen, Oak Brook has been named as one of the 2015 Top 10 Public Accounting Professional Rising Stars. … Joe Johnson, Karen Stone and Ted Vaughan have each been elected to three-year terms on the board of directors of BDO USA LLP, effective November 1.



Blue & Co. LLC announced a number of new hires: In Carmel, Michael Brutout, Brett Dunn, Eric Hoefflin, Samuel Hurley, Kelsey Long and Benjamin Vance have joined the firm as staff accountants; in Cincinnati, Cara Dibble has joined the firm as a staff accountant; in Columbus, Ind., Phillip Jackson has joined the firm as a senior manager; in Columbus, Ohio, Katelyn Hansen has joined the firm as a senior accountant and Greg Heitkamp as a senior manager; in Indianapolis, Benjamin Vance and Sam Hurley have joined the firm as staff accountants; in Lexington, Ky., Parker Banta and Monica Youtsey have joined the firm as staff accountants; in Louisville, Ky., Brett Johnson has joined the firm as a staff accountant and Nathan Smith as a senior manager; and in Seymour, Ind., Michael Nolan and Chad VanLiew have joined the firm as staff accountants. … Michelle Chupp, a staff accountant at Kruggel Lawton CPAs, South Bend and Elkhart has passed all parts of the CPA Exam and is now licensed as a CPA. Chupp has been with Kruggel Lawton since 2013.


P. Ryan Moore has joined Riney Hancock CPAs, Owensboro, as a supervisor in the Tax Services Division. 



Alvin Katz, co-founder of KatzAbosch, Timonium, has been elected to serve as treasurer on the Board of Directors for the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools.


[IMGCAP(1)]Justin Horr, a staff accountant at Rodman & Rodman CPAs, Waltham, will compete in the World’s Toughest Mudder competition in Nevada beginning Saturday, November 14. Horr will be competing for the “World’s Toughest Mudder” title and First Place Men's Prize of $10,000, as well as raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project. To support Horr and make a donation to Wounded Warrior Project, click here.



Marianna M. Colpean has joined Maner Costerisan, Lansing, as an associate in the Audit Department. … Linda Bailey-Woods has joined Plante Moran, Southfield, as a principal in the management consulting practice. 


Abdo, Eick & Meyers LLP announced a number of promotions: Darren Whipps has been promoted to senior business manager; Seth Ferkenstad and Shelby Thorne to manager; Victoria Holthaus to client services supervisor; Chris Follen to senior client services accountant; and Aaron Kauffman, Kelsey Bakeberg, Matt Nistler, Molly Granzow, Paul Cecere, Sarah Dirkx, Tyler Petzel and Tyler Stephens to senior accountant


Angela E. Belding and Kelly B. Harrell have been promoted to senior accountant at Kiefer Bonfanti & Co. LLP, St. Louis. … Marty Brown has joined RubinBrown, St. Louis, as a manager in the Wealth Management Services Group.


Frank P. Longobardi has taken office as chief executive officer of CohnReznick. Previously a member of the Executive Board and regional managing partner for New England, Longobardi has served as a member of the firm’s Go-to Market Committee, and prior to that was responsible for all of the industry groups of predecessor firm J.H. Cohn. In addition, Edmund Kindelan has been named regional managing partner for New England, and Scott Sachs has been named regional managing partner for the West, while Wendy Langlais-Tillery has been named office managing partner for Atlanta, Jeff Rossi has been named OMP for Stamford, Ct., Steve Schinella has been named co-OMP for Roseland, N.J. (along with Phil Mandel), and Alan Wolfson has been named OMP for New York. Thomas Fassett has been named national practice and growth director, Charles G. Ludmer has been named chief marketing and practice development officer, and Steven Mayer is now managing partner for strategic growth for the New York / New Jersey Region. … Gregg Berman joined the Financial Services Organization of Ernst & Young LLP as a principal focusing on market risk and data analytics. … Keith Peterka has been named partner-in-charge of the Professional Standards Group of Marks Paneth LLP, New York City. … Barry Volin has joined WeiserMazars LLP as a principal in the health care consulting practice. … Ross Hurwitz, a manager in the Valuation Services Group of Berdon LLP, has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.


Kevin Eisenhart will be admitted to the partnership at Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP, effective Jan. 1, 2016.



Joseph D. Brophy, of Dallas-based Joseph D. Brophy CPA PC, has been appointed to the Tax Practice and Procedures Committee of the American Institute of CPAs for a one-year term. … J. Del Walker, of Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas PC, Houston, has been named one of the 2015 Top 10 Public Accounting Professionals for Texas by the National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals, while Stephen Wagner, of Crowe Horwath LLP, Dallas has been named one of the 2015 Top 10 Public Accounting Professional Rising Stars for Texas. … John Sharbaugh, executive director and CEO of the Texas Society of CPAs, recently received the 2015 Distinguished Executive Award from the Texas Society of Association Executives.


Kathryn Ong, Hillary Parker, Troy Rector, and Bryan Rush have been promoted to principal at Clark Nuber, Bellevue.



Craig Gerson has rejoined PwC as a principal in the Tax M&A Group, while Dr. Marco Fiaccadori has joined PwC’s Washington National Tax Services practice where he will be working in the transfer pricing practice

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