BlumShapiro Admits Five to Partnership Ranks

West Hartford, Conn.-based BlumShapiro (FY14 net revenue of $68.5 million) has elected five new partners: Thomas Dearnley, James Harper, Jennifer P. Hogencamp, William F. Murray and Ronald W. Nossek.

As a partner in BlumShapiro’s accounting and auditing department, based in Quincy, Mass., Dearnley has more than 12 years of accounting experience. He specializes in audits of privately held businesses in construction, manufacturing, distribution, technology and professional services, as well as construction claims and contract audits.

As a partner in BlumShapiro’s software and business process outsourcing (BPO) consulting group in West Hartford, Conn., Harper manages the BPO services platform, which includes performing all accounting and back office transaction services for both start-up and mature organizations in all industries, including fractional CFO and controller services. In addition, he oversees and provides consulting expertise such as CFO advisory, process improvement and reengineering, business enterprise review, software selection and performance management.

Based in Providence, R.I., Hogencamp leads the firm’s hospitality services group. She has more than 15 years of public accounting experience and is a member of BlumShapiro’s accounting and auditing department. She provides audit services to a variety of clients, including those in the hospitality, technology, education and manufacturing and distribution industries.

As a partner with BlumShapiro’s litigation services and business valuation group in West Hartford, Conn., Murray has more than 15 years of experience in business valuation, economic damages and forensic investigations. He provides attorneys, high-wealth individuals, privately held companies and business owners with valuation services for trust and estate planning, gifting, shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, taxation and matrimonial dissolutions. He also assists attorneys in the calculation of economic damages in contract disputes and intellectual property litigation.

Nossek is a proven expert in government accounting, with special focus in audits of government entities. In addition, Nossek has significant experience in the ever-changing regulations applied to governmental accounting.