Company announcements: Week of February 14
Following is the latest roundup of accounting community news for the week of February 14, 2011.
Argy, Wiltse & Robinson, P.C. (Argy) recently has expanded its operations in South Florida with the opening of new office space and the hiring of key personnel. The larger office space is located at the intersection of Cypress Creek Road and Interstate 95 in Fort Lauderdale. Argy has also made a number of hires, including Ari Roloff as director of practice development.
Beall Barclay recently announced the promotions of Roxanne Benincosa, CPA, Brian Hall, CPA, Katie Lejong, CPA, and Josh Masters, CPA to senior managers. Benincosa has worked with Beall Barclay for more than eight years. Hall joined Beall Barclay in 2005. Lejong and Masters joined the firm in 1999.
Steven Barranca has joined Friedman LLP’s New York City office as a tax principal. Barranca has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting, specializing in the taxation of real estate transactions, partnerships, joint ventures, and financial workouts.
Gettry Marcus Stern & Lehrer, CPA, P.C. (GMSL) recently announced that John Bonora, ASA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, has joined the firm as a director. Bonora has more than 20 years of experience as a specialist in business valuation, litigation consulting, and bankruptcy services.
Members of Fazio, Mannuzza, Roche, Tankel, LaPilusa, LLC, Cranford, participated in their 3rd Annual Go Red American Heart Association Jean Day, supporting the AHA to fund research, education, and advocacy programs to fight heart disease. FMRTL staff was encouraged to wear Red and denim in exchange for a $5 donation. The team raised more than $500.
Leone, McDonnell & Roberts, Professional Association recently announced that Edward DeSimone and Christopher J. McKay have passed their certified public accountant examinations. DeSimone and McKay joined Leone, McDonnell & Roberts in 2009. Each currently holds the position of in-charge accountant.
Reynolds & Rowella, LLP has joined Enterprise Worldwide, a global alliance of leading independent accounting and consulting firms to draw upon the combined resources, experience, and intellectual capital of accounting firms in more than 75 countries worldwide.
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