Richard Hollowell and Christopher Ganan have been appointed managing director and manager respectively, in the Western Region real estate/financial institution and litigation consulting services practice of Reznick Group, Los Angeles. ... Caroline Walsh, a partner at Macias Gini & O'Connell LLP, Sacramento, has been appointed to the Executive Committee of theGovernmental Audit Quality Center for 2011-2012. ... Gordon MacLean has joined RJI Ramirez Jimenez International CPAs, Irvine, as an audit partner.



Michele Ferrara, a director in the Tax and Accounting Department of Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra LLC, Miami, has been elected to the Financial Advisory Board of the City of Boca Raton.



Matt Wood has joined the Microsoft Dynamics consulting team at Trinsoft, Lexington.



Ralph Stephens, a director at Postlethwaite & Netterville, has been appointed to the Certified in Financial Forensics Credential Committee of the American Institute of CPAs.



Ira Weinstein, a principal at Reznick Group, has been named co-office managing principal of the Baltimore office, succeeding Gary Perlow, who has been named regional managing principal - East Region. In addition, five firm employees have been named to SmartCEO's annual list of SmartCPAs: senior managers Ryan HeniganCarmen GravesKaren Harris and Amy Jo Morris, and principal William T. Riley.



Steve Rodman, president of Rodman & Rodman PC, Newton, has been named to the Renewables and Distributed Generation Committee of the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association.



Kevin Kenow has joined RubinBrown, St. Louis, as director of internal technology.



Holman & Frenia PC, Toms River, announced a number of promotions: Tiffany Egan and Brian Waldron have been promoted to senior accountant, and Sarah Snell to audit supervisor.



Hae-Young Kim has rejoined Ernst & Young LLP, New York City, as a partner in the international tax services practice, where she will lead the firm's cross-border Korea business efforts. ...Howard Altman, co-CEO and principal-in-charge of the Financial Services Group of Rothstein Kass, New York City, has been elected treasurer of the Managed Funds Association.



Dennis R. Mowrey has joined Schneider Downs & Co. Inc., Columbus, as tax director.



Matthew V. Leiner, a shareholder at Buckno Lisicky & Co., Allentown, has been named one of the "40 Under 40" Members to Watch by the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs. ... Matthew W. Lakofsky, a director with Citrin Cooperman, Philadelphia, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Adolescent Credit Education.



Ashley Curtis and Adam LeCroy have joined Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC, Nashville, as staff members in the Tax Services Group. ... Monica Coakley has been named national tax leader - healthcare at KPMG LLP. She will relocate to Nashville from New York to take on the role.



John Sharbaugh, executive director and CEO of the Texas Society of CPAs, has been appointed chairman of the Texas Society of Association Executives. ... Lauren Schwarze has joinedKarlins & Ramey LLC CPAs, where she will be responsible for various audit engagements that include not-for-profit organizations and small private companies. ... Christopher Thomas, a principal at Reznick Group, has been named office managing principal of the firm's Austin, succeeding Edwina Carrington.



Mike McNamara has joined the transaction real estate practice of Ernst & Young LLP, Washington, D.C., as a principal responsible for its real estate capital markets business.



Greta E. Tosi-Miller has been named office managing partner of the Tysons Corner office of Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP.

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