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Professionals on the Move – Oct. 2019

Professionals on the move is a roundup of recent promotions and staffing changes in the accounting profession.

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Professionals on the move is a roundup of recent promotions and staffing changes in the accounting profession.

LBMC Names Jay Hancock State and Local Tax Practice Leader

LBMC, a top 50 firm in the nation and the largest professional service solutions provider based in Tennessee, recently named Jay Hancock as Shareholder and Leader of the firm’s state and local tax practice.

Hancock has nearly 25 years of Tennessee state and local tax experience, the last 21 of which have been with national accounting firms in a tax consulting role. Prior to entering public accounting, Hancock served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Tax Division of the Tennessee Attorney General Office.

Hancock holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Maryland School of Law. He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Nashville Bar Association, and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

DHG Announces the Promotions of Brett Dudney, Dustin Hamilton and Jay Stine

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, a U.S. top 20 public accounting and advisory firm recently announced the promotions of Brett Dudney, Dustin Hamilton and Jay Stine to the role of Managing Director.

Brett Dudney is a Managing Director in Birmingham, Alabama, providing audit and accounting solutions for private equity portfolio companies; Dustin Hamilton is a Managing Director in Tampa, Florida who provides buy-side and sell-side financial and accounting due diligence services for companies in various industries; and Jay Stine is a Managing Director in Charlotte, North Carolina on the DHG Healthcare Transaction Advisory team, advising both private equity investors and strategic buyers.

Scott Jennings Joins Centage Executive Team as Senior Vice President of Sales

Centage Corporation (www.centage.com), a leading provider of cloud financial software that transforms how businesses budget, forecast, analyze and report recently announced that Scott Jennings has joined the executive team as Senior Vice President of Sales.

Jennings, who brings more than 20 years of technology and sales experience, including a 12-year stint at BOARD International as Managing Director of North America, will be responsible for further accelerating Centage’s go-to-market growth in 2020 and beyond. Jennings holds a B.S in Finance from Lehigh University.

Crowe appoints first chief information security officer, new chief risk officer

Crowe LLP, a public accounting, consulting, and technology firm, recently named Rex Voorheis as the firm’s first chief information security officer, and Steve Strammello as the new chief risk officer. Both appointments demonstrate Crowe’s continued investment in technology and security.

Voorheis has been with Crowe for 20 years, leading the enterprise information security and privacy functions for the past decade. In his new officer role, Voorheis is responsible for the Crowe information security and privacy functions, developing information security strategy, defining information security requirements and practices. He has a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Strammello, a 26-year veteran of the firm, succeeds Fred Bauters, who is retiring in April of 2020. Strammello’s responsibilities include oversight of the firm’s general counsel and audit quality functions, as well as management of the firm’s enterprise risk management program. He is a CPA and has a Bachelor of Science in accountancy from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 

OnPay Appoints Katelyn Sullivan to Lead Partner Development

OnPay, a full-service payroll, benefits, and HR solution headquartered in Atlanta, GA, recently announced the hiring of Katelyn Sullivan, CPA. Sullivan joins OnPay to lead the company’s efforts to meet the needs of accountants and bookkeepers and to expand partnerships around the U.S, underscoring OnPay’s commitment to streamlining payroll and HR services for accountants and bookkeepers.

Sullivan is a licensed CPA and has a master’s in accounting from the University of Georgia.