CALIFORNIA

Charles Raibley has been promoted to vice president, and Stephen Buckner to supervising associate, in the Assurance Services Group of Perry-Smith LLP, Sacramento. ... Scott London, partner-in-charge of the audit practice in the Pacific Southwest business unit of KPMG LLP, has been elected chairman of the Board of Directors of the L.A. Sports Council. London had previously served as a vice chair of the council's 64-member board.

 

CONNECTICUT

Erasmo S. Bruno has joined Konowitz, Kahn & Co. PC, North Haven, as director of the Tax Services Group.

 

FLORIDA

Laurie Overholser Baad has joined CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann PC, Miami, as a senior manager. ... Melissa Gracey has joined Berkowitz Dick Pollack & Brant, Miami, as marketing director. ... Denise Gillman and Darsha J. Lamb have joined Bloomer Geri & Co. CPAs, Pensacola, as senior accountants. ... Jeffrey Rubinger has joined the international corporate services practice of KPMG LLP as a principal. He is based in the Fort Lauderdale office.

 

ILLINOIS

Ron Gould has joined the litigation practice of law firm DLA Piper as a partner in the Chicago office. He previously worked at Grant Thornton LLP as deputy general counsel.

 

IOWA

Luke J. Lammer, of Loras College, Dubuque, has been selected to participate in the American Institute of CPAs' Leadership Academy in early October. ... Danielle N. Gifford has been promoted to office manager at D K Arndt PC, Garner. ... Matthew A. Walz has joined City Carton Co. Inc., Iowa City, as controller. ... David A. Vaudt, auditor of state, has been named president of the National State Auditors Association. ... Daniel L. Gillen has joined Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, as vice president of administration and finance. ... Andrew J. Harrigan has joined West Bank, West Des Moines, as a senior accountant. ... Justin M. Jonas has been promoted to chief financial officer of Village Northwest Unlimited, Sheldon. ... McGowen Hurst Clark & Smith PC, West Des Moines, announced a number of promotions: Angela K. Wagner has been promoted to manager; Anna K. Burczek, Kristin E. Cleveland, Jeff R. Dick, Jay W. Henrich, Jarren S. Hummel and Jennifer L. Smith to supervisor; and Rachel M. Burds, Nicole R. Loux and Eric L. Vanden Hull to senior accountant. In addition, the firm's Casey L. Lehman has graduated from the West Des Moines Leadership Academy. ... Catherine A. Mulder, of Hertz Farm Management Inc., Nevada, has become national vice president of the American Society of Women Accountants, while Gina M. Slack, of Ruan Transportation Management System, Des Moines, has been elected national treasurer of the ASWA.

 

MAINE

Keith Damon, a member of the Government Consulting Group at BerryDunn CPAs, Portland, has earned the Project Management Professional certificate from the Project Management Institute.

 

MARYLAND

Lisa J. Cines has joined Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP as office managing partner of the Rockville office.

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Christine Schneider has been named a partner at Moody, Famiglietti & Andronico LLP, Tewksbury.

 

MISSOURI

Katie Whitehead has been promoted to supervisor in the audit services practice of Brown Smith Wallace, St. Louis.

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Brieanna Patterson has joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, Wolfeboro, as a staff accountant.

 

NEW YORK

Andrew Winston will act as an independent sustainability advisor to PwC, New York. Winston is the founder of Winston Eco-Strategies, and the author of Green Recovery. ... Lawrence J. Waldman has been admitted to EisnerAmper LLP as a partner in the Melville, Long Island, office, where he will be the partner-in-charge of audit practice development. ... Francis E. Scheuerell has joined forensic accounting team of Navigant as a managing director in the New York office.

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Robert Ellis Pay has joined ParenteBeard LLC, Philadelphia, as chief business development officer. ... James Raymond has joined the federal tax financial services practice of KPMG LLP as a tax managing director. He is based in Philadelphia. ... Justin Kanefsky and Peter Psyrris have joined Isdaner & Co., Bala Cynwyd, as staff accountants in the Audit Department and the Tax Department, respectively.

 

TEXAS

Jay Tompkins, a tax partner at Karlins & Ramey LLC, Houston, has been named a 2011 Five Star Wealth Manager in the Taxation Category by Five Star Professional and Texas Monthly.

 

TENNESSEE

Dustin Millaway has joined Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain PC, Knoxville, in a senior position in the Accounting and Assurance Services Department.

 

VIRGINIA

The National Society of Accountants, Alexandria, elected a new slate of officers at its annual meeting in Anchorage, Alaska: Sharon Cook was installed as president; Harlan Rose as first vice president; Steven J. Hanson as second vice president; and Brian L. Thompson as secretary-treasurer. William R. Silzer and Brian Iwata were elected to first terms as district governors in District III and District XI, respectively, while Jerome V. Sweeney, Durette D. Hauser, Eric R. Hansen and Joyce Funkhouser-Lingelbach were re-elected as governors of District I, V, VII and IX, respectively. Sharron Cirillo, Gerald Brenneman, Bradley S. Crain, Joanne M. Elsen and Morris H. Miyabara were elected to first terms as state directors, while Joe Mesquita, James Alfred Johnson, Maria T. Maiz, Lawrence A. Fischer, Michael P. Salazar, Curtis Banks Lee, Joseph Sanford Cone, Cynthia L. Hunt, Pamela C. Stamps, Debra J. Cope, Dexter James Duhon, Mae S. Yee, Kellie Wright and Richard Staley were re-elected to second terms as state directors.

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