People: Tulsa, Okla.-based HoganTaylor has admitted Clay Glasgow, CPA, ABV, CFF, CFE, to the partnership as an advisory partner; he is based in the firm’s Little Rock, Ark., office, and he advises clients in the areas of financial management, forensic accounting, business valuation, litigation, and mergers and acquisitions. Also, the firm has promoted Glenn Vestrat, CVA, to senior manager (Tulsa office) and Randy Preslar, CPA, ABV, CAIA, to consulting manager (Little Rock office) in the Business Advisory practice … Andrew Bostian, ASA, MST, was elected partner in West Hartford, Conn.-based Blumshapiro’s litigation and business valuation group in Quincy, Mass.; his experience includes valuations for gift and estate tax purposes, bank financing, litigation support, charitable contributions, equity-based compensation, and equity buyouts … Chicago-based Grant Thornton has named David Hazels national managing partner of advisory services; he joined the firm in 2002, and most recently served as the firm’s national managing partner of risk services … Andrew Suh, CPA, has joined New York City-based PKF O’Connor Davies as a partner to lead the firm’s transaction advisory services practice.
Firms: Portland, Maine-based Baker Newman Noyes is looking to increase staff in its new office in Woburn, Mass., which will employ about 20 professionals to start (capacity of 40); the firm will also add staff in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine over the next 12 to 24 months, the firm says … Chicago-based BDO USA expands its wealth advisory practice with the acquisition of Biegel Waller Investment Advisory Services of Columbia, Md.; the deal brings 10 partners and professionals to BDO … Princeton, N.J.-based WithumSmith+Brown has acquired KSJG of Irvine, Calif.; eight partners and approximately 55 other team members will join the Withum team … Continuing its growth plan for the East Coast, New York City-based PKF O’Connor Davies LLP has acquired Dworken, Hillman, LaMorte & Sterczala LLP of Shelton, Conn.; this is the fourth group to join the firm in the last year, and the Shelton office will be the firm’s 12th location in five states … CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) has acquired McHale Caruso Scullion & Knox (MCSK) of Fort Myers, Fla.; the firm will work alongside CLA’s Florida team of nearly 300 professionals … Cleveland-based HW&Co. has added Finkler & Co. CPAs of Middleburg Heights, Ohio.
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