Keiter Names New MP

Keiter, of Richmond, Va. (FY12 net revenue of $20.8 million), has named L. Michael Gracik Jr. to be the new MP on Jan. 1. The transition concludes a three-year succession planning process. Lewis O. Hall, 59, is retiring after 15 years as MP.

Gracik, 60, will continue to serve most of his existing clients but also will oversee the firm’s strategic direction and be involved in marketing and client development.

The firm is undergoing additional leadership changes. Julie H. Gustavsson has assumed the expanded role of chief operating officer. Jennifer F. Flinchum will transition to the tax department leader effective Jan. 1. Christopher L. Wallace, a partner with the Business Assurance and Advisory Services Group and a member of the firm’s executive committee, was appointed as audit department leader in 2012 as part of the leadership succession planning process.