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Professionals on the Move – October 21, 2016

A roundup of professionals in the tax and accounting profession that have changed jobs and/or been promoted.

Intacct CEO Named to Top Midmarket Executives List; Others Recognized
Intacct recently announced that its CEO, Robert Reid, was named to The Channel Company’s Top Midmarket IT Executives List for his service to the midmarket. Reid was also named Glassdoor’s Highest Rated CEO in the SMB category, a Gold winner in the CEO World Awards and the #1 CEO on GrowthCap’s list of the Top 25 CEO’s in Financial Technology.

In addition, the following Intacct executives have also been recognized:

  • Marc Linden: CFO of the Year (Silicon Valley Business Journal)
  • Marc Linden: Cloud Computing/SaaS Executive of the Year (2016 CEO World Awards)
  • Aaron Harris: Executive of the Year (CEO World)
  • Taylor Macdonald: 100 Most Influential People in Accounting (Accounting Today)
  • Taylor Macdonald: CRN Top Channel Chiefs for 2016 (Channel Company)

Cloudnine Realtime Names New President
Cloudnine Realtime recently announced the appointment of Josh Clark as company President. During Clark’s time at Cloudnine, he has helped lead a new management team focused on evolving the company’s experience for staff and users, as well as developing team members’ strengths. Clark has extensive experience helping organizations strategize to increase their clarity, impact and health. An empowering leader, Josh helps his team develop their strengths and positions them for maximum impact.

Schneider Downs Announces Promotions
Schneider Downs recently announced the following promotions to senior manager: Aaron M. Dolan, Administration; Natalie K. Donovan, Human Resources; Ryan T. Link, Tax; Brian W. Matthews, Audit; Christy L. Samek, Business Advisors; Theresa M. Sekely, Wealth Management; and Mark J. Shumaker, Marketing. The company also announced the following promotions to manager: Eric M. Fair, IT Risk Advisory; Brian A. Kohut, Tax; Logan W. Kowcheck, Audit; Brittany J. Lockerman Becker, Audit; Rosemary N. Mazzeo, Risk Advisory Services; Matthew O. McNeal, Audit; Benjamin P. O’Leary, Audit; Lauren K. Palermo, Audit; Sarah R. Piot, Tax; Brian C. Reitz, Audit; Daniel A. Riske, Business Advisory; Mark A. Sarver, Audit; David J. Snyder, IT Risk Advisory; and Laura M. Sowerby, Marketing.

Rehmann COO Recognized on DBusiness’ 2016 “Powered by Women” List
Rehmann COO recently announced that COO Stacie Kwaiser, CPA has been named to the 2016 DBusiness “Powered by Women” list for her efforts to create new opportunities in Southeast Michigan. Since assuming the role of COO, Kwaiser has helped foster continuous business growth and professional development for Rehmann’s associates. She also mentors in the community as well, having previously served as president and board member of the YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region.

AAM Executive Director Named to 2016 Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting
The Association for Accounting Marketing recently announced that Lauren Clemmer, executive director, was named to Accounting Today’s annual list of Top 100 Most Influential People. Clemmer advocates for opportunities to increase the visibility of accounting marketing within the profession. She has facilitated a series of webinars for AICPA focused on growth strategies, authored an article for AICPA’s CPA Insider on the retention of millennials within accounting firms, and co-presented with AAM President Kristen Lewis at the 2016 AICPA Practitioners Symposium and Tech+ Conference.

Nine other AAM members were also recognized:

  • Mark Koziel, Vice President of firm services & global alliances, AICPA (AAM Board Member)
  • Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk, President, bbr marketing (AAM Board Member)
  • August Aquila, President and CEO, Aquila Global Advisors
  • Gale Crosley, President, Crosley + Co.
  • Sarah Dobek, President and founder, Inovautus Consulting
  • Angie Grissom, President, The Rainmaker Companies
  • Allan Koltin, CEO, Koltin Consulting Group
  • Art Kuesel, President and owner, Kuesel Consulting
  • Jennifer Wilson, Co-Founder and Owner, ConvergenceCoaching

BerryDunn Principal Appointed to the Auditing Standards Board
The Auditing Standards Board has appointed Tracy Harding, director of quality assurance at BerryDunn, as a new member for the 2016-2017 volunteer service year. Harding has served as a principal at BerryDunn for more than 30 years, working as an independent concurring partner reviewer on many audits of public and nonpublic companies. He currently serves as the Chair of the Maine Board of Accountancy and previously served as an AICPA Risk Assessment Audit Guide Task Force member. Harding is also a member of the Regulatory Response Committee of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.