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New York-based Anchin, Block & Anchin (FY10 net revenue of $89 million) admitted Stephen Plattman to partner in the firm’s audit practice.

San Ramon, Calif.-based Armanino McKenna LLP (FY10 net revenue of $71.4 million) admitted Lynn Henley to partner in the firm’sSan Francisco office.Henley’s practice will focus on public charities, private foundations and other tax-exempt organizations.

Aronson LLC (FY10 net revenue of $47.3 million), Bethesda, Md., admitted John Betz to partner in the firm’s government contract services group.

Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Baden Gage & Schroeder (FY10 net revenue of $6.8 million) named Christine Hootman MP, effective Jan. 1. Hootman succeeds Perry Schroeder, one of the firm’s founding partners. Schroeder will advise the executive committee and continue to serve clients. “Chris will be the first female MP of a CPA firm of this size based inIndiana,” says Schroeder.

Enterprise, Ala.-based Carr, Riggs & Ingram (FY10 net revenue of $85.8 million) admitted the following to partner: Melissa Barnes, David Mills and Stanley Walls, Enterprise, Ala.; Candy Cunard and Stephen Riggs, Destin, Fla.; Scott Ferguson, Orlando, Fla.; Brent Pagragan, New Orleans; and Michael Whitney, Tallahassee, Fla.

Richmond, Va.-based Cherry, Bekaert & Holland (FY11 net revenue of $127.5 million) named Neal Weber MP of the firm’s Washington, D.C. practice. Weber succeeds Susan Moser. The firm also admitted Jeff Sabetta to partner in the firm’s audit practice inCharlotte,N.C.

New York-based Citrin Cooperman (FY10 net revenue of $102 million) named Adam Reiss as PIC of the firm’s non-profit and employee benefit plans practices in the firm’s headquarters office. Prior to joining CC, Reiss was a partner at McGladrey & Pullen.

Woburn, Mass.-based DiCicco, Gulman & Co. (FY10 net revenue of $15 million) admitted Chad DaGraca to partner. DaGraca will continue focusing on assisting owners of closely held businesses with financial and tax advisory needs.

DiSanto, Priest & Co. (FY10 net revenue of $9.3 million) of Warwick, R.I., named Emilio Colapietro MP in January. Colapietro succeeds David DiSanto, who was named CEO of The Bentley Group, a network of affiliated firms. The firm also admitted James Queenan to partner in the  firm’s accounting and audit practice.

Jericho, N.Y.-based Grassi & Co. (FY10 net revenue of $24.7 million) admitted Jeffrey Cohen as a tax partner.

New York-based Marks Paneth & Shron (FY10 net revenue of $86.3 million) named Harry Moehringer co-MP effective Jan. 1. Moehringer succeeds Arthur Cannata, the firm’s current co-MP. Moehringer is the PIC of the firm’s real estate services group. Moehringer will serve alongside current co-MP Mark Levenfus.

San Francisco-based Novogradac & Company (FY10 net revenue of $65.4 million) admitted the following to principal: Gregory Clements, Dover, Ohio; Nick Hoehn, Austin, Texas; Keith LeBlanc, Boston; and Eric Barnett, Elaine Chang, Jeff Nishita and Thomas Stagg in the firm’s headquarters office.

New Philadelphia, Ohio-based Rea & Associates (FY10 net revenue of $71.4 million) admitted Chris Ricker, Lima, Ohio; Kyle Stemple, New Philadelphia, Ohio; and Chad Welty,  Medina, Ohio to principal.

Pittsford, N.Y.-based The Bonadio Group (FY11 net revenue of $42 million) named Carl Cadregari to executive vice president and admitted Jeffrey Paille to partner. Cadregari is the second non-CPA to earn a spot in the firm’s executive vice president ranks.

Florence, N.C.-based WebsterRogers LLP named Debra Turner MP effective Jan. 1. Turner succeeds V. Carroll Webster, who served as MP for more than 27 years. Turner was elected to WebsterRogers’ executive committee in 2008 and has served since 2000 as the PIC of the Lowcountry Economic Unit.

Fort Worth, Texas-based Whitley Penn (FY10 net revenue of $32.1 million) admitted the following to partner: Griff Babb, and John Van Zanten, Fort Worth, Texas, and Susan Lunn, Dallas. nIPA