People in the News – Sept. 17

New York City-based EisnerAmper LLP (FY12 net revenue of $256.9 million) has announced that Michael Aversa has been appointed PIC of the private business services practice. Aversa, who joined the firm in 1992, has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of audit, reviews, tax and business consulting. Prior to joining the firm, he spent nine years with an international accounting firm and served as vice president of finance in a privately held company. CEO Charly Weinstein said, “Mike’s bias is always toward ‘action today’ on behalf of his clients. The private business owners we serve deserve the kind of dedicated attention Mike and our Private Business Services Group are known for.”

Jay Wikum has been admitted as a partner at HMWC CPAs and Business Advisors of Tustin, Calif. He supervises HMWC CPAs & Business Advisors’ health care services department. In addition to his accounting firm experience, Wikum worked for 20 years in medical practice finance and administration with three medical groups.