People: Jeffrey Gibralter, a partner at Klein Liebman & Gresen of Syosset, N.Y., has been appointed vice chair of the BV committee of the New York State Society CPAs and treasurer of the Estate Planning Council of Suffolk County . . . Keith Meyers, shareholder at Perkins & Co., Portland, Ore., was named to AICPA’s business valuation committee.
Firms: The Dutch firm AppraisAll joined the MG Valuation Alliance, an alliance that assists accounting and consulting firms by providing real estate, machinery, and business valuation worldwide . . . The St. Louis-area firms Bergman, Schraier & Co. and Brown Smith Wallace will merge on January 1. Canahuate Calderon & Asociados, a firm based in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, that provides services primarily in the retail and consumer, agricultural, pharmaceutical, and insurance sectors, has joined UHY and will rebrand as UHY Canahuate Calderon & Asociados . . . Dean Dorton Allen Ford, an accounting and consulting firm based in Lexington, Ky., merged with Barr Anderson & Roberts, a CPA and advisory firm also in Kentucky . . . KatzAbosch was honored as one of the 2015 Top Workplaces by The Baltimore Sun . . . Gorfine, Schiller & Gardyn, a full-service public accounting and business valuation firm in Owings Mills, Md., was also honored by The Baltimore Sun as one of the 2015 Top Workplaces . . . Tempe, Ariz.,-based Henry & Horne acquired Anderson, Church & Co., a Tempe accounting firm that has served individuals and businesses across Arizona for 40 years . . . Rager, Lehman & Houck, a regional accounting firm with offices in Pennsylvania and Maryland, has merged with Dallavalle & Co. of Frederick, Md., and rebranded as RLH CPAs & Business Advisors . . . Portland, Ore., firm Perkins & Co. was named by the Portland Business Journal as one of Oregon’s 2015 Most Admired Companies.
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