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BVWireIssue #198-1
March 6, 2019

People: J. Richard Claywell has been named vice chairman of the International Association of Certified Valuation Specialists (IACVS); he has been in the valuation profession for over 34 years and has earned many professional designations, including CPA, ABV, ASA, CBA, ICVS, CVA, CM&AA, MAFF, CFD, ABAR, CMEA, and CVGA … The Securities and Exchange Commission named Giles Cohen Acting Chief Counsel, Office of the Chief Accountant; he has served as OCA’s deputy chief counsel since May 2016.

Firms: HFM Alt Credit Intelligence has named Berkeley Research Group LLC (BRG) “Best Valuation Service” provider for the second straight year; the award is designed to reward illiquid and complex asset valuation specialists that have shown true growth and a commitment to client service … FD Fund Administration (FD-FA) has opened a new office in Minneapolis, expanding the firm’s geographic footprint beyond existing offices in Philadelphia, New York, and Atlanta; FD-FA is a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Frazier & Deeter … Indianapolis-based Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) has been named among the Best Places to Work in Indiana for the 14th consecutive year; the Indiana Chamber of Commerce gives the award based on employer reports and employee surveys … Warren Averett’s Tampa, Fla., office has relocated to a new, state-of-the-art workspace in the downtown area; the new space is completely round, consistent with the “Warren Averett 360” approach to client solutions.

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