People in the News – Feb. 6

Todd Welu, 49, has joined Oak Brook, Ill.-based Crowe Horwath LLP as the firm’s CFO (FY12 net revenue of $553.30 million). Welu leads and manages Crowe’s financial services group. Welu replaces interim CFO Fred Bauters, who serves as the chief risk officer. Before joining Crowe, Welu was the CFO of Westchester Group Investment Management, Inc. based in Champaign, Ill. He also served as CFO/COO of the Americas Executive Search Practice at Heidrick & Struggles.

Michael J. Elliot has been admitted to partner in the tax services practice at Moore Colson of Marietta, Ga. (FY11 net revenue of $11.65 million). Prior to joining Moore Colson in 2008, he worked for Metcalf Davis, CPAs in Atlanta, and Tishman Speyer Properties in New York City, as a tax manager.