People: Darleen Armour, ASA, has been promoted to managing director, financial valuation and consulting, for Los Angeles-based Marshall & Stevens Inc.; she provides fairness opinions, solvency opinions, and valuations of business and intangible assets for public and private clients … David Duffus, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, of Chicago-based Baker Tilly has been appointed president of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Turnaround Management Association; he specializes in applying forensic accounting techniques for damage analysis and valuations … David Zafft, CPA, CFA, RICS, has joined Atlanta-based Aprio LLP as a director in its transaction advisory and business valuation services group as the firm expands capabilities in this area … Several appointments at the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC): Richard Hayler, a partner at Singapore-based Deloitte who specializes in valuation, financial, and accounting issues, has been appointed to the Standards Review Board, which oversees the work of the IVSC’s technical standards boards. Also, three new members have been appointed to the Business Valuation Standards Board: Wolfgang Ballwieser, professor emeritus at the University of Munich (Germany); Henk Oosterhout, managing director at Duff & Phelps (Netherlands); and Richard Stewart OAM senior partner with PwC (Australia).
Firms: Boutique valuation/litigation support firm Vallit Advisors, which partners Mark W. Norris, CPA/ABV, CVA, MAFF, ASA, and Charles W. Rains, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, recently formed, has opened a Denver office, led by Brian Broxterman, CFA, ASA, who will serve as director; others in the new firm are Kris Hallengren, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, MSF, and Christopher Rosenthal, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, AEP, as partners; other offices are in Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; and Annapolis, Md. … Miami-based Berkowitz Pollack Brant celebrates its 40th year in business in 2019 and has grown to nearly 300 professionals in five offices; its business valuation practice includes specialties such as litigation support, estate planning, business secession planning, corporate financing, and matrimonial disputes … San Francisco-based BPM LLP has joined Allinial Global, an association of independent accounting and consulting firms … Rogers Anderson Malody & Scott of San Bernardino, Calif., has joined the Alliott Group, a 65-country alliance of independent professional services firms that includes both accounting and law firms … Atlanta-based Mauldin & Jenkins LLC has acquired Jon Campbell & Associates of Brandon, Fla., an advisory firm to financial institutions, which will join the firm’s Bradenton, Fla., office.
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