People: Berdon’s New York office has added Michael Angerhauser as a principal … Michael Crain, consultant and senior advisor to Miami-based Kaufman Rossin, has joined the faculty of Florida Atlantic University as the director of the recently established center for forensic accounting … Prairie Capital Advisors, a corporate advisory and investment banking firm based in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., announced the promotions of Hillary Hughes and Shaun McGehee to directors … PwC’s Marc Panucci has been appointed deputy chief accountant in the SEC’s Office of the Chief Accountant … International association LEA Global named Jim Sikich, CEO and managing partner of Naperville, Ill.-based Sikich, an “Accounting Industry Legend” … Christopher Turtell has been elected new partner at the Reading, Pa.-based Herbein + Co. … Alex Walther, a senior manager in Baker Tilly Virchow Krause’s Houston office, received a “Standing Ovation Award” from AICPA.
Firms: New York-based EisnerAmper was named the “Most Innovative Advisory Firm” at the annual HFM Week’s U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards … Equale & Cirone, of Bethel, Conn., has merged with Friedberg, Smith & Co. of Bridgeport; the firm will rebrand as Cirone Friedberg … Sikich has made their third acquisition of 2016: Stanfield & Associates, a wealth management firm located in Downers Grove, Ill., specializing in individual and small-business accounting.
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