BV movers . . .

BVWireIssue #258-4
March 27, 2024

People: Archita Shah, CPA, CVA, CFF, has joined Morones Analytics (Portland, Ore.); she has more than 20 years of experience in forensic accounting with an extensive background in complex litigation, and she is skilled at analyzing complicated financial relationships, enjoying the challenge of untangling interconnected financial arrangements and assets … Lori A. Roth, CPA/ABV, CFF, global managing partner at Prager Metis, has been recognized as No. 15 in the “ROI Influencers: Women in Business 2024: Top 50”; she is based in Basking Ridge, N.J., and oversees all of the day-to-day operations for the entire firm and provides guidance and oversight to each of the firm’s office managing partners and service line leaders.

Firms: Arlington Va.-based Ascend, a private-equity-backed accounting platform, has integrated the advisory practice of LevitZacks of San Diego; the firm offers tax, accounting, and business advisory services across diverse industries, and the deal brings nine partners and 51 staff members to the Ascend team … Newport News, Va.-based PBMares has established a new risk advisory consulting practice, which combines two stand-alone services: cybersecurity and internal controls; the firm has also added a new service, operational excellence, to help clients access business process improvement solutions … Two Long Island, N.Y., firms, Brinster & Bergman (Rockville Centre) and Gary Carpenter & Associates (Smithtown), entered into a strategic partnership to provide a combined team to assist and support businesses in the home healthcare sector in New York state.

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