Following is the latest roundup of firm news for the week of October 18, 2010.
Fazio, Mannuzza, Roche, Tankel, LaPilusa, LLC, recently announced that Cohen, Doren, Addeo & Co., LLC, has joined the firm effective October 1, 2010. The firm will practice under the name of Fazio, Mannuzza, Roche, Tankel, LaPilusa, LLC, with offices located in Cranford, Bayonne, and Jersey City, New Jersey.
Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP (HCVT), recently was bestowed a "Best of the Best" award for the fifth straight year, and recognized as one of the Top 25 "Best Managed CPA Firms" in the United States by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA).
Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain, PC (LBMC), has added Clayton Joyce to its Brentwood (Nashville) office. Joyce has joined the accounting firm in a staff position in the audit department. Amanda Fletcher also has joined the Nashville office in a staff position in the audit department. The firm also added Daniel S. Kittrell to its Knoxville office. Kittrell has joined the accounting firm in a staff position in the tax department at LBMC. Kellen Gibson has joined the accounting firm in a staff position in the audit department at LBMC. The firm also added Andy Lowe to its Brentwood office. Lowe has joined the accounting firm in a staff analyst position in the Valuation, Litigation & Business Transition Services Group at LBMC. Julie Totten joined the accounting firm in an administrative assistant position in the audit department. David Frye has joined the accounting firm in a business development position in the risk services department. LBMC Strategic Staffing, LLC, a member of the LBMC Family of Companies, has added Suzanne Kneidinger, CPA, as an executive financial recruiter to its growing Nashville office. LBMC Technologies, LLC, a member of the LBMC Family of Companies, has added Cory Martin to its Brentwood office as a software developer. Tim Morton has been added to its Knoxville office as a network engineer in the Knoxville office.
Christine Beliveau, a forensic accountant with experience at major accounting firms, and work in sectors including technology, health care, manufacturing, and professional services, will join international consulting firm LECG as a managing director in the firm's San Francisco office.
Shannon Euliss, CPA, senior accountant at Lewis, Hooper & Dick, LLC, recently was nominated as one of the Emerging Leaders for the first ever Women to Watch Award, sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (KSCPA).
Don Reiser has joined Marcum LLP as an International Tax Director in the firm's New York City office. Reiser has more than 30 years experience providing international tax consulting services to public and privately-held U.S and foreign-based companies as well as foreign individuals and businesses investing in the United States.
The Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, Inc. (MSCPA), has honored six women CPAs at its Second Annual Women to Watch Awards. The awards recognize women CPAs for making significant contributions to the accounting profession, their community, and for demonstrating characteristics that enable them to become leaders in the profession. The recipients of the 2010 Women to Watch Award recipients are: Emerging Leaders (women with less than 10 years in the profession) - Jackie Kelley, CPA, CCR LLP; Marissa O'Connor, CPA, Grant Thornton LLP; and Erin Regan, CPA, Deloitte. Experienced Leaders - Lillian Gonzalez, CPA, MST, CSEP, CSRP, Gonzalez & Associates PC; Kristina Houghton, CPA, MST, Meyers Brothers Kalicka PC; and Kim Reinert, CPA, Ernst & Young LLP.
Meyers Brothers Kalicka, P.C. (MBK), has announced that Melyssa Brown, CPA, MBA, has accepted a position on the Board of Directors of Girls, Inc., a non-profit organization in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Novogradac & Company LLP is one of five firms recognized by Inside Public Accounting (IPA) for the training of its professionals. IPA also named Novogradac & Company as one of 2010's top 50 accounting firms.
Louis T. Roth & Co. was named a winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. This award recognizes the firm's innovative work environment that provides its employees the flexibility to balance their professional and personal lives. The Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility are part of the When Work Works project, an ongoing initiative of Families and Work Institute, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Twiga Foundation to recognize businesses that are dedicated to making work work for the employer and the employees. Louis T. Roth also recently announced the addition of Marco Iemmola to the firm as staff accountant.
Smolin Lupin recently announced the hiring of David A. Moss, CPA, as partner at its office in Red Bank, New Jersey. Moss has more than two decades of experience in the industry, both private and public.
Weaver recently announced the appointment of the following partners as industry practice leaders. John J. Mackel III, CPA, will oversee all of the firm's industry practices. The firm's industry leaders include Financial Services: Kevin A. Sanford, CPA; Manufacturing, Distribution, and Retail: Mark D. Walker, CPA; Oil and Gas: Melvin F. "Trey" Hunt, CPA; Public Sector: Jerry L. Gaither, CPA; Real Estate and Construction: Andrew J. Freundlich, CPA; Renewable and Energy Compliance: Wade L. Watson, CPA, CFE; and Technology: Gregory L. Bailes, CPA. Also, Brett Siegfried, CPA, has joined Weaver as a partner in Assurance Services in the firm's San Antonio office.