Jeffrey Bogan has joined the federal tax practice of KPMG LLP, Phoenix, as a tax managing director and Pacific Southwest director for tax transformation and outsourcing services. He is based in the Phoenix office.



Tom Archer has been named the U.S. technology sector leader for PwC US. He also currently serves as technology sector advisory leader and leads the firm's digital transformation initiative in the U.S. He is based in San Jose, and succeeds Rob Gittings, who will be joining the firm's U.S. leadership team in New York. ... George Farber has joined the Family Wealth Group of RBZ, Los Angeles, as a manager.



Chris Corneroli has joined the Tax Group of CBIZ Kirkland, Russ, Murphy & Tapp, Clearwater, as a manager. ... Deborah Curry has been selected as the new chief executive officer-executive director of the Florida Institute of CPAs, Tallahassee. She is scheduled to start October 1.



Crowe Horwath LLP, Oak Brook, promoted 12 people to partner: Brookton N. Behm, in Grand Rapids, Mich.; Nicole Bencik, in Chicago; Barry Freeman, in New York City; Cory Herendeen, Kara Hoover and Pete Ugo, in Indianapolis; Richard C. Kloch and Jim Romask, in Cleveland; Scott Lehman and Ralph Pucek, in Oak Brook; Kristin Denny-Rasmussen, in Los Angeles; and Jason Stockton, in Louisville, Ky. The firm also promoted 13 people to director: Alan Abel and Daphne Maingot, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Lisa Brooks, in Nashville, Tenn.; Brent Felten, in Grand Rapids, Mich.; Greg Gallaway, Ken Ruiz and Mark Strawmyer, in Indianapolis; Dennis Hild, in Washington, D.C.; Brian Kerby, in Chicago; Tim Klage, in South Bend, Ind.; Jennifer McMahon and Steve Schumacher, in Oak Brook; and Josh Teeple, in Orange County, Calif.



Zachary S. Donovan has joined the Greenfield office of Kemper CPA Group LLP as a staff accountant.



Jim Boomer, a shareholder at Boomer Consulting Inc., Manhattan, has been selected to attend the AICPA 2011 Leadership Academy. ... Ruth A. Bealer has joined Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball Chartered as human resources director. She is based in the firm's Great Bend office.



Clinton McGrath, an associate director at Postlethwaite & Netterville, has been appointed to the American Institute of CPAs' Relations with the Bar Committee.



Nidhi Rao, who had recently served as a director for BDO Consulting in New York City, has relocated to the Bethesda office of BDO USA LLP, where she will expand the growth of BDO's consulting and litigation support services in the D.C. area, focusing on domestic and international investigations, and serving as the liason for such services in the South Asian market.



Teresa Pollock has been named office managing partner of the Auburn Hills office of Plante & Moran PLLC, succeeding Bill Doyle. Pollock had previously served as industry group leader of the firm's K-12 education practice, which will now be led by Laura Claeys. ... Sara VanOver, a senior staff member in the Audit Department of Maner Costerisan, Lansing, has earned her CPA license.



Evan J. Stowell and Brian G. Kelsch have been promoted to manager, and Vinnie J. Pesce to in-charge accountant, at Leone, McDonnell & Roberts PA.



Lewis D. Bivona, a partner at WithumSmith+Brown PC, Princeton, has received the Fredrick T. Muncie Gold Founders Award from the New Jersey Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.



Scott R. Broering has joined Brady Ware, Dayton, as a staff accountant. ... Jeremy Michael, BJ Davis and Jim Keeslar of BCG & Co., have become certified in International Financial Reporting Standards by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. ... Robert C. Goricki, online marketing manager at Skoda Minotti, Cleveland, has earned the Certified Search Engine Marketer credential from the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization.



Herbein + Co. Inc. announced a number of new hires in its Pittsburgh office: Edward M. Flohr has joined the firm as tax manager; Thomas M. Dobrosielski, Christopher M. Sengewalt and Aaron M. Shahan as a senior accountants; and Brian R. Deighan as an advanced staff accountant. ... Chris Hegarty has joined the Philadelphia office of Clifton Gunderson as an assurance partner. ... Bethany A. Novis has been named managing partner of the Lancaster office of Reinsel Kuntz Lesher LLP, succeeding Edward W. Monborne, who was named CEO of the firm in July. ... Glenn Newman, partner and leader of the Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services Group at ParenteBeard, Philadelphia, has been appointed to the American Institute of CPAs' Civil Litigation Task Force, while partner Bob Gray has has been re-appointed chair of the AICPA's Forensic and Litigation Services Committee for 2011-2012. ... Donald R. Young has been admitted as a principal at Hill, Barth & King LLC, Meadville.



Elliott Davis LLC, Greenville, admitted seven new shareholders: J. Ira Bedenbaugh, Terri G. McNaughton and Eric D. Pitts, in Greenville; Scott A. Henderson, in Charlotte, N.C.; Richard F. Hewitt, in Columbia; Eric Levy, in Charleston; and James M. Manley, in Greenwood.



Matthew Reiter, an audit partner with Whitley Penn LLP, has been selected to participate in the Dallas Chamber's 2012 Leadership Dallas class. ... P. Graham Dyer, a manager in the financial services practice of Grant Thornton LLP, has accepted a two-year fellowship with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in its Dallas-based Southern District office. ... Ryan Gibson, a supervisor at Condley and Co. LLP, Abiline, has earned the Certified Financial Services Auditor designation from the Institute of Internal Auditors.



Will Ansah has joined RSM McGladrey, Vienna, as a director to lead the depository institution risk advisory consulting practice in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia.



Kathleen Weiss Hanley has been named deputy director and deputy chief economist of the Division of Risk, Strategy, and Financial Innovation of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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