Company announcements: Week of April 4, 2011
Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of April 4, 2011.
Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP, one of the top 30 accounting firms in the United States, has announced that David Kells has joined the New York office as Chief Operating Officer. Kells, a resident of Wayne, NJ, graduated from Muhlenberg College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration/finance. He also has completed Executive Education Coursework in Leadership & Managing People at Columbia University. Citrin Cooperman has also announced that David Gannaway, MBA, CFE, CAMS, EA, has joined as a principal in the firm’s Valuation & Forensic Services group. Gannaway, a former special agent with IRS’ Criminal Investigation Division, is a financial fraud investigative specialist with experience in conducting and supervising white-collar crime investigations. Gannaway, a resident of Westfield, NJ, graduated from Bristol College, in Tennessee, with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, and earned an Executive MBA from Fordham University.
iShade.com, the free online network for the accounting profession, has hired Lisa Benson as executive director. Benson brings more than 20 years of diverse sales management and marketing experience.
Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC (LBMC), one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, has added Shatita Daniels, CPC in its Brentwood (Nashville) office. Daniels, a Certified Professional Coder, has joined the healthcare team of the accounting firm in a senior coding consultant position.
The Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ) hosted a seminar on Friday April 1st in Columbia, MD entitled “How the Judges Want You to Try Your Alimony Case.” Two panel members were from the CPA firm of Weyrich, Cronin & Sorra, Chartered (WC&S). Wendy Jacobs, CPA/CFF, CVA, director of the Forensic and Valuation Services Division of WC&S, and Jenna N. Lyon, CFE, senior FVS specialist of the Forensic and Valuation Services Division were both panel experts along with 5 judges and two attorneys who acted as moderators.
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