John Panetta has joined Armanino LLP as tax director in the nonprofit practice area effective immediately. Panetta has provided a wide variety of tax, business and consulting services for tax-exempt organizations including income tax planning, IRS/state tax audit representation, assistance with legislative activity, multi-corporate transaction planning, and domestic and foreign expenditure planning for private foundations.


Bloomer, Geri & Company CPAs is proud to announce the promotion of Denise Gillman Godwin to accounting manager. Godwin joined the firm in August 2011 as accounting supervisor. Godwin is experienced in financial analysis, financial statements and corporate and partnership tax. For a number of years, she owned her own accounting firm.


Bryan Pautsch has been named partner-in-charge of Sikich LLP’s not-for-profit tax services practice. Prior to his expanded role, Pautsch served as a partner in Sikich’s tax planning practice, a tax shareholder at Kolb+Co. S.C., an attorney at Prieve & Meyer S.C. and a tax manager at Arthur Andersen LLP.


Stephen Lukinovich has been appointed as a location leader at MCM LLP in its Jeffersonville office. Lukinovich will be responsible for overseeing both the day-to-day operations in Jeffersonville, as well as for managing the office’s long-term goals and strategic direction.


Richelle Maguire has been named tax and business services partner in Marcum LLP’s Boston office.


Elizabeth Butchart and Greg Schulte have joined Clayton & McKervey PC as managers.


Frank Pina, managing director of The Mercadien Group, principal in Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, and a leader of its forensic and litigation support practice, has been selected to receive the NJBIZ 2014 Forty Under 40 award, celebrating New Jersey’s most accomplished business professionals under the age of 40.


Jim Dolinar has been named chairman of the Financial Reporting Executive Committee at the AICPA. Dolinar is managing partner of the Assurance Professional Practice, national office of Crowe Horwath LLP, Chicago, Ill. As chairman, he will head one of the Institute’s most important volunteer bodies. It serves as the AICPA’s official voice on financial reporting matters and develops industry-specific accounting guidance. The committee’s membership includes representation from business and industry, public practice and academia. … Anson Augustine and John Klenner have been appointed to partners at Marcum LLP.


Kevin Henson has been named vice president of strategy for the AICPA.


Dr. Tami Bolder has joined SS&G Parkland as an associate director Dr. Bolder has more than 13 years of business consulting experience, recently completed the Multidisciplinary Advanced Education in Healthcare Valuation Program offered by the American Society of Appraisers.


Joshua Stone, who is a senior at Whitley Penn in its risk advisory services practice, has been named secretary of the Fort Worth chapter or the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. ... Michael Derrick, Keeley Lowrance, Brandon Reed and Cameron Sikes has joined the staff of Condley and Company in Abilene, Texas. … Thomas Sloop as has been named managing director at Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC in its Houston office.


The National Society of Accountants elected a slate of new officers, District Governors, and State Directors at its 69th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD.


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