BV movers . . .

BVWireIssue #175-2
April 12, 2017

People: Nate Collins has joined San Ramon, Calif.-based Armanino as a consulting partner to lead the firm’s CFO advisory services practice … Blue & Co. added Julie DiFrancesco as a principal on the reimbursement team in its Columbus, Ohio, office … Jay E. Fishman of Financial Research Associates has joined the board of trustees of the International Valuation Standards Council Nora Hickey has been elevated to president at Finance Information Group in Chicago … David Grossman, COO and shareholder of Houston-based GBH CPAs, has been appointed to the Center for Audit Quality’s Smaller Firm Task Force … Grant Thornton announced additions to its Philadelphia office: Keith Kushin will act as a principal in the firm&rsqursquo;s Transaction Services Advisory practice and lead fairness opinion offerings nationally, Navdeep Singh is a new director in Corporate Finance, and Brandon Gittelman and Julian Samuel have joined as managers in Corporate Finance … Peter Martin is now a partner at Loveland, Colo.-based food and agriculture consulting firm KCoe Isom Robert Reyburn has joined Ankura Consulting as a managing director. He’ll work out of the firm’s Washington, D.C., office … Dallas-based Hermes Law hired attorneys Nathan Shackelford and Ryan Brown, both of whom focus on commercial litigation … Atlanta-based Bennett Thrasher has named Vijay Vaswani as managing director of its Transaction Advisory Services practice.

Firms: The AICPA has announced new, unified branding in conjunction with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and its joint venture, the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. Currently, only a logo has been released, with the rest of the rebranding expected to launch by the end of 2017 … The Atlanta Journal-Constitution named Atlanta-based Aprio a “2017 Top Workplace” … BDO has acquired Clifton, Va.-based government agency consulting specialists Hilton Consulting, whose staff will move to BDO’s McLean, Va., offices … Decosimo Corporate Finance of Chattanooga, Tenn., announced the formation of Decosimo/Brown Strategies, which will assist business owners in planning for ownership transitions. Winston Brown will lead the new venture … Birmingham, Ala.-based Warren Averett Asset Management and Kinsight have combined and will operate under the Averett name … Securities litigation specialists Pomerantz LLP announced the opening of an office in Paris, to be headed by director Nicolas Tatin.

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