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Beers, Hamerman,
Cohen & Burger, with
offices in Fairfield
and New Haven, has
named three women,
Jessica McCauley,
Shari Elias, and
Sharon Brune, part-
ners in the firm. Jessica specializes
in providing accounting and auditing
services to a variety of organizations
including not-for-profits, manufactur-
ing companies, and employee benefit
plans. Shari's expertise spans several
industries and areas of tax, including
corporate, partnerships, LLCs, and in-
dividuals. With a concentration on state
and local taxation issues, Sharon pro-
vides accounting services to corpora-
tions, partnerships/LLCs, not-for-profit
organizations, and individuals. Her fo-
cus also includes U.S. reporting of for-
eign business and investment activity.
CohnReznick has
promoted James T.
LaCroix to partner in
the firm's Hartford of-
fice. Jim is a member
of the firm's Health-
care Industry Prac-
tice and specializes in providing audit
and tax services to organizations in-
cluding federally qualified health cen-
ters, skilled nursing facilities, and other
human service organizations.
Dworken, Hillman,
LaMorte & Sterczala
in Shelton promoted
Heather L. Smith-
Jaser to principal in
the Accounting and
Auditing Department.
Heather provides audit, advisory,
and tax services, with a specializa-
tion in healthcare and not-for-profit
organizations.
Whittlesey & Hadley
elected Lisa Wills
to partner. Lisa is a
member of CTCPA's
Advisory Council and
works primarily with
nonprofits.
Bailey Scarano in
Branford appointed
Steve Moalli a part-
ner in the firm. Steve
heads up the firm's
Credit Union Services
Division and has
specialized expertise in the manufac-
turing industry.
BlumShapiro elected
Corey C. Veneziano
to partner in the Tax
Compliance Depart-
ment in the firm's
West Hartford office.
Corey has a wide
range of experience in tax compliance,
consulting, and planning for privately
held businesses and their owners.
Gregory P. MacLeod
was promoted to man-
ager at Guilmartin,
DiPiro & Sokolowski in
Middletown. He spe-
cializes in accounting,
auditing, and advisory
services for not-for-
profit organizations.
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Michael Lenkowski
was promoted to
partner at Meyers,
Harrison & Pia in
New Haven. Mike
specializes in audit,
tax, and accounting
services for privately held businesses
in industries including manufacturing,
distribution, retail, construction, pro-
fessional services, investment com-
panies, nonprofit independent educa-
tional institutions, and not-for-profit
agencies and foundations.
RSM's Connecticut practice named
Christa Clark and Susan Martinelli
to partner. Susan, who is a partner in
the assurance services practice, is cur-
rently serving as CTCPA treasurer and
has been named 2017-2018 president-
elect. She works with both privately
held and public middle market compa-
nies, with a focus on public companies,
financial institutions, specialty finance,
broker dealers, employee benefit plans,
and more. Christa is a tax partner with
a strong focus on the financial services
industry. With extensive knowledge
in partnership taxation, she focuses
on private equity funds, hedge funds,
high-net-worth individuals, trusts and
estates, and closely held businesses.
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