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BVWireIssue #188-4
May 23, 2018

valuation profession news

People: Robert A. Ranallo, leading partner in Skoda Minotti’s Valuation and Litigation Advisory Services Group, has earned his CPA designation in the state of Florida; he also has ABV, JD, CVA, and CFF credentials in addition to a CPA designation in Ohio … The Whippany, N.J., office of WithumSmith+Brown PC announced that Kathy Ruggieri has joined it as a principal and team member in the Healthcare Services Group … Among the individuals at Dixon Hughes Goodman promoted to partners and principals effective June 1 include Richard Livingston (Forensics & Valuation Services, Charleston, S.C.) and Dennis McLister (Transaction Advisory Services, Tysons, Va.).

Firms: Woodbury, N.Y.-based Gettry Marcus CPA is doing a major expansion of its consulting practice, which encompasses business valuation among other services; it will also start offering free quarterly webinars to clients … Springfield, Mo.-based BKD LLP will acquire a portion of the Wichita, Kan., audit and tax practices at Chicago-based Grant Thornton LLP effective June 1 … Expanding its reach in Arkansas, the Little Rock office of Thomas & Thomas LLP and Fort Smith, Ark.-based Beall Barclay & Co. PLC will merge their practices in 2018 … New York-based Marcum LLP’s executive recruiting and temporary staffing affiliate Marcum Search LLC is launching a new division focused exclusively on recruiting for human resources … Chicago-based BDO USA LLP will expand its Wisconsin practice through the addition of 85 staff, including 15 partners, from Smith & Gesteland LLP of Middleton, Wis., effective July 1 … Sax LLP has growing pains and is expanding its flagship office in Clifton, N.J.

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