PKF O’Connor Davies Admits Bruce Desrosiers as Partner

Bruce Desrosiers

New York-based PKF O’Connor Davies, an IPA 100 firm, has admitted Bruce Desrosiers as a partner in the firm’s tax practice.

Desrosiers has 25 years of experience working on complex tax and compliance issues, with expertise in the areas of estates and trusts, income tax compliance, cost-segregation analysis and estate administration. He began his career at a Big 4 firm and more recently served as tax partner and director of tax services for noted accounting and advisory firms in Providence, R.I.

“Bruce has built his career on delivering solutions clients depend on to minimize tax impact and anticipate and address compliance challenges,” says Ned McCrory, PIC of the firm’s Rhode Island office. “As the world gets a little more uncertain every day, he’s exactly the kind of expert we’re looking to add to our strong tax team in Rhode Island and beyond.”

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Ryan Campbell Admitted at Anglin Reichmann Armstrong

Ryan Campbell

Huntsville, Ala.-based Anglin Reichmann Armstrong, an IPA 400 firm, has admitted Ryan Campbell as PIC in the firm’s Pensacola, Fla., office, effective July 15. He takes over for partner Donna Bloomer, who will transition to managing the firm’s estate and trust taxation and planning practice.

A 17-year veteran of the firm, Campbell has experience in industries including manufacturing, construction, government contracting, health care and real estate, with specializations in CFO and outsourced accounting advisory services, R&D credits, business valuations and accounting systems.

“As we look at the future of our firm and the growth potential in Huntsville and Pensacola, we want Donna to have more time to devote to client relations and sustaining our strength with individual and family estate work for years to come,” says MP Gary Anglin. “Ryan’s promotion represents our next generation of leaders who can explore new opportunities in the market.”

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Blackman & Sloop Admits Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson

Blackman & Sloop of Chapel Hill, N.C., has admitted Ben Johnson as a principal.

Johnson joined the firm in 2012 and most recently served as a senior manager, providing trust and estate services to high-net-worth individuals. In his new role, he will continue to lead and expand the trust and estate department.

“Ben’s achievements over the years have been proof of his dedication to our clients,” says president and MP Andrea Woodell Eason. “He performs every task with a positive attitude that is contagious to those around him.”

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Dannible & McKee Admits Mickel Pompeii

Mickel Pompeii

Syracuse, N.Y.-based Dannible & McKee has admitted Mickel Pompeii as a partner in the firm’s tax practice.

Pompeii has been with the firm since 2009, working in the areas of individual, partnership and corporate tax planning, financial planning, multi-state taxation, research and development, and international taxation and reporting.

“Mickel has consistently excelled in terms of service excellence, contribution to the firm’s growth, investment in people and expert knowledge,” says MP Michael Reilly. “We are very pleased to welcome him into the partnership and look forward to the future.”

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Withum Admits Six to Partnership

Princeton, N.J.-based Withum, an IPA 100 firm, admitted the following six partners effective July 1:

  • Scott Bartolf, theater, entertainment and the arts, New York
  • James Berg, manufacturing, distribution and logistics, East Brunswick, N.J.
  • Scott Reddersen, tax, Bethesda, Md.
  • Joseph Ro, assurance and accounting, East Brunswick, N.J.
  • Jennifer Safeer, CFO, Princeton, N.J.
  • Michael Tenny, financial services, Whippany, N.J.

“The individuals advancing to partner are those who truly live the Withum Way and think client-centrically,” says MP and CEO Bill Hagaman. “They are pillars of strength, not only in the workplace but also in their communities. We respect the collective experience they have and are excited to elevate their leadership within the team.”

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Windes Adds Two New Partners

Lisa Carrick

Long Beach, Calif.-based Windes has admitted Lisa Carrick and Samantha Graboff as partners in the firm’s audit and assurance services area.

A 16-year veteran of the firm, Carrick works on financial statement reporting, evaluation of internal controls and business consulting services for clients in a wide array of industries. She also specializes in audit and consulting services to employee benefit plans of private and non-profit plan sponsors.

Samantha Graboff

Graboff joined the Windes audit department in 2017 and is responsible for all stages of the audit process for a variety of clients, including planning, risk assessment, evaluation of internal controls and financial statement reporting services. She also has extensive experience in ERISA engagements.

“These are well-deserved promotions for Lisa and Samantha,” says MP James Cordova. “They have been instrumental with leadership roles in the firm’s employee benefit plans audit practice and both possess highly technical expertise in this specialty niche service. We look forward to the direction and growth that they will bring to our audit and assurance services practice.”

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Moore Colson Admits Geoffrey Tirone as Partner

Geoffrey Tirone

IPA 200 firm Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors of Atlanta announced that Geoffrey Tirone has been admitted as partner in its consulting practice.

In addition to his more than two decades of experience working with both private-equity groups and strategic buyers on buy- and sell-side transactions, Tirone has also led accounting teams in transitional situations in private industry. His past work spans the manufacturing and distribution, retail, financial services, energy, consumer goods and entertainment industries.

“Geoff’s extensive knowledge and experience with transactions, his passion for practice area growth and his leadership ability make him an excellent cultural fit for our consulting group,” says Moore Colson MP Bert Mills.

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Wipfli Admits 12 to Partnership

Milwaukee-based Wipfli LLP, an IPA 100 firm, admitted the following 12 partners and principals effective June 1:

  • Marcie Bomberg, financial services, Wisconsin
  • William P. Carroll, construction and real estate, Philadelphia
  • Joshua A. Graham, construction and real estate, Illinois
  • Nathan Henrigillis, manufacturing, Wisconsin
  • Craig Hirt, non-profit and government, Wisconsin
  • Anne Kirschling, manufacturing, Wisconsin
  • Karen Lloyd, health care, Wisconsin
  • Sarah Lutzke, financial services, Minnesota
  • Audra Moncur, valuations, Illinois
  • Paul Ouweneel, valuations, Wisconsin
  • Maureen Pistone, talent and culture, Wisconsin
  • Reed Sellers, construction and real estate, Colorado

“On behalf of our entire firm, I am proud to welcome these highly accomplished individuals to the partnership” says MP Kurt Gresens. “They have each displayed exemplary dedication and commitment to their teams and clients. Their efforts have added a tremendous amount of value to our firm and I’m confident they will continue to do so in their new roles.”

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Berntson Porter Admits Three New Partners

IPA 200 firm Berntson Porter & Company of Bellevue, Wash., announces that Kaylene Bresnahan, Rhett Ennis and David Rogiers have been admitted as partners, representing both the firm’s tax and assurance services departments.

All three have completed Berntson Porter’s “Principal Path” training and curriculum designed to identify and prepare senior managers and directors for the role of principal at the firm.

“Now more than ever our clients count on us as trusted advisors,” says CEO Bob Berntson. “These new partners answer that call and are a fantastic addition to our outstanding team of principals.”

Barbara Boyle Admitted at Miller Murphy & Baglieri

Barbara Boyle

Miller Murphy & Baglieri of Glen Rock, N.J. has admitted Barbara Boyle as partner. A 14-year veteran of the firm, Boyle focuses on taxation and business advisory services, with a specialty in international taxation.

“We are thrilled to welcome Barbara as a partner,” says MP Phil Murphy. “She has worked tirelessly, offering sound acumen and advice to our clients.”