BV movers . . .

BVWireIssue #185-3
February 21, 2018

People: Zachary Schweda, former managing director/partner at Gabriel Partners Valuation and Corporate Services Practice along with Michael Bigrigg, former senior manager there, have joined Bober Markey Fedorovich’s Valuation Advisory Services Practice; both are in the firm’s Cleveland office … Roger Grabowski (Duff & Phelps LLC) is scheduled to present the opening session at the 13th Annual ASA/USC Fair Value Conference in Los Angeles on May 10, 2018; among the topics he will discuss is how the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act impacts the cost of equity and the WACC … Sandesh Hegde (SHCA), based in Mumbai, has been appointed to the marketing education committees of the International Institute of Business Valuers (iiBV); he’s formerly with BDO Consulting India and BizEquity … Ankura has appointed Robert J. Frezza as senior managing director; he’s based in the firm’s New York City office … David Burdette has been promoted to director at Prairie Capital Advisors Inc. (Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.), a corporate advisory and investment banker … Gary Voth has been appointed chairman of the board of Houston-based Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas; he has been with the firm since 2005 and a member of the management committee since 2012.

Firms: Syracuse, N.Y.-based Dannible & McKee acquired Sbarra & Co. CPAs of Endicott, N.Y., adding five employees, including one partner, Thomas Sbarra … Expanding its footprint in New Jersey, New York-based Prager Metis CPAs LLC, has relocated one of its New Jersey offices from Morganville (formerly the Bernknopf Group) to larger space in Cranbury, N.J. … Idaho firm Cooper Norman CPAs & Business Advisors has joined CPAmerica International, an accounting association of independent CPA firms … Prairie Capital Advisors Inc. (Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.) a corporate advisory and investment banker, has acquired KC&G Business Appraisal Associates Inc., a Kansas firm … Boston area firm Rucci Bardaro & Falzone has changed its name to RBF, redesigned its logo, and launched a new website with the theme “Success, Measured” … Anders CPAs + Advisors has been named one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2018 Best Places to Work list of over 200 nominations; last year, the firm was ranked No. 1 in the Large Employer category … Ohio firm Clark Schaefer Hackett is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year by raising funds for firefighters.

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