People in the News – Sept. 24

Russ Johnson, 61, MP of Johnson and Associates of Sterling, Colo., passed away Sept. 11 after a battle with cancer. Johnson was honored by various local groups for his service to the community, including the Logan County Chamber of Commerce, which named him Citizen of the Year in 2010. Memorials be made to the Northeastern Junior College Foundation, 100 College Avenue, Sterling, CO 80751 to support the HOPE Scholarship program.

Robert Enright has been named the new COO for Pittsford, N.Y.-based The Bonadio Group (FY12 net revenue of $47.5 million). He previously served as the firm’s executive vice president and is the first non-CPA to serve in the role. Enright, who joined Bonadio in 2006, will be responsible for brand stewardship, strategic and market planning, competitive analyses, new product development and launch, website development advertising, public relations, and information technology management. “It’s necessary to have leaders in the firm who are not CPAs to support the evolving practice of the industry and offer a different viewpoint to help us better meet our clients’ needs,” MP Tom Bonadio said. “Bob’s knowledge of our industry combined with his experience in managing everything from HR to marketing makes him the ideal candidate for the job.”

Todd Workman, a partner since 2000, has been named MP of the Tyson’s Corner, Va., office of Sparks, Md.-based SC&H Group (FY11 net revenue of $49.6 million). Workman will be responsible for strategic growth in the region. He takes over from Chris Helmrath, OMP since 2010, who will focus on growth of SC&H’s Capital Practice.