BV movers . . .

BVWireIssue #156-4
September 30, 2015

People: Curtis Bernstein, director of valuation services for Altegra Health in Denver, was honored by Becker’s ASC Review as one of the “Rising Stars Under 40” who have made an indelible impact on the ASC industry … Katie Gilden, principal of the Forensic Accounting and Litigation Services Practice at Fiske & Co. of Plantation, Fla., was listed by CPA Practice Advisor as one of its 2015 “40 Under 40” honorees … Joseph Kask will succeed Carl Johnson as the next managing director of the Connecticut-based BlumShapiro, effective Jan. 1, 2016 … Ethan Lee, associate at Pacific Business Valuation based in Haleiwa, Hawaii, was appointed as the AICPA’s ABV Champion for the State of Hawaii and also will serve on the Forensic and Valuation Services Executive Committee for the 2015-2016 year … Suzanne Lozano, principal, who leads the Management Advisory Services Group in the Saginaw, Mich., office of Yeo & Yeo, was named one of “Four Women to Watch” in 2015 by the Michigan Association of CPAs … Jenny Stack has joined KC&G Business Appraisal Associates of Salina, Kans., as a business valuation analyst.

Firms: Albert Stowe CPA, based in Portsmouth, N.H., will be merging into Baker Newman Noyes (BNN), one of the top five firms in New England, as of November 1, and all employees will relocate to BNN’s new office in Portsmouth … The Texas firm HSSK announced an affiliation agreement with Nouvelle Analytics, an independent consulting firm specializing in the valuation and licensing of patents and other intangible assets, complementing the full litigation and business valuation services that HSSK already offers … Kreinces Rollins & Shanker (KRS) has won in the “Best Practices” competition sponsored by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey and Commerce magazine … The Mobile, Ala., firms McKean & Associates PA and Crow Shields Bailey PC have merged and will operate under the name Crow Shields Bailey PC and employ more than 40 staffers throughout the Gulf Coast region … Meaden & Moore (M&M) and LBC International Investigative Accounting Inc. have signed a strategic agreement to incorporate M&M’s 11 U.S. offices and 70-member staff with the four Canadian offices and 25-member staff … The national firm Sikich LLP based in Chicago was named to the 2015 Inc. 5,000 list of the fastest-growing U.S. private companies for the third consecutive year.

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