People: Gilbert A. Herrera has joined LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors as a director in the firm’s Consulting Services Group in the Houston office; he will focus on transaction advisory services, litigation services, and business valuations … Emmett Mulcahy, CPA, CVA, was promoted to director at Redpath and Co. Ltd. (St. Paul, Minn.) … James (Jamie) Katz, CPA, CVA, MBT, was promoted to partner at St. Cloud, Minn.-based BerganKDV … Who’s Who Legal has listed Richard M. Wise, FCPA, FCA, FCBV, FASA, FRICS, MCBA, CFF, C.Arb (Wise Global Advisors), as “one of the world’s leading” Consulting Experts and Thought Leaders—Financial Valuation, Corporate Tax litigation, the “Global Elite 2019.”
Firms: Sansiveri, Kimball & Co. LLP of Providence, R.I., has added John W. Clegg & Co., also in Providence, effective Nov. 1, 2018; the combined workforce is more than 60 employees … New York-based Prager Metis CPAs has merged in E. Martin Davidoff & Associates, a prominent tax firm in New Jersey; the firm now has 78 partners and more than 450 team members … Reynolds + Rowella (Ridgefield, Conn.) has joined DFK USA, an association of independent, full-service public accounting and consulting firms … Newport News, Va.-based PBMares has expanded in Maryland through the addition of Santos Postal & Co. in Rockville, Md. … Houston-based Weaver relocated its Dallas office to a new multiuse tower in the city to be closer to clients, particularly the many hedge and private equity funds that are located nearby … Ridout Barrett, with offices in San Antonio and Austin, Texas, has joined DFK USA, an association of independent, full-service public accounting and consulting firms … BDO UK LLP and London-based Moore Stephens LLP are in advanced merger discussions, expected to be completed in spring 2019 … Two Southeastern Pennsylvania firms, Dunlap & Associates PC (Chalfont) and Seitz, Leatherman & Kolb LLC (Montgomeryville), are joining forces effective Jan. 2, 2019; the combined firm will be DunlapSLK and will have nine shareholders and 47 other team members.
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