• Kelly Gao

    BKD Promotes Gao

    BKD CPA & Advisors has promoted Kelly Gao to senior associate in the Indianapolis office. She previously served as associate. Gao is a 2017 graduate of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland with a master’s degree in accounting.
  • Ann Vincent

    Somerset Hires Manager

    Somerset CPAs has named Ann Vincent senior manager of the firm's tax team. She most recently served as director at mAccounting in Indianapolis.
  • Angela Stromberger and Mark Woolard

    BGBC Welcomes New Hires

    Indianapolis-based BGBC Partners has named Angela Stromberger (pictured) tax manager and Mark Woolard (pictured) valuation supervisor. Stromberger most recently served as tax manager at Dixon Hughes Goodman in Huntersville, North Carolina. Woolard is originally from Australia and previously served as supervisor at WA Insolvency Solutions in Perth.

  • Sara Buckler

    Whitinger & Company Announces Promotion

    Whitinger & Company has promoted Sara Buckler to Audit Manager. She has been with the company since 2016. Buckler is a native of Bluffton. She graduated from Ball State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and went on to receive her master’s in accounting from Ball State University as well. Sara also has her CPA license. 

  • Natallia Pintusava

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Tax Consultant

    McGuire Sponsel has added Natallia Pintusava as a tax consultant in the firm's Research & Development Tax Credits practice. Pintusava will provide risk advisory services and data analyses. She formerly served as a product developer at Post Consumer Brands. Pintusava holds a degree from the University of Minnesota. 

  • Pat Barton and Patrick McNamee

    BKD Makes Promotions

    BKD Indianapolis recently promoted Pat Barton (pictured) and Patrick McNamee (pictured) to senior associates.  Both have served as tax associates since 2017.  Also, the firm promoted Jennifer Sears to senior associate.
  • Joy Powell

    Springbuk Hires COO

    Springbuk has named Joy Powell as chief operating officer. Powell was previously president and chief operating officer at CareSync. She also served eight years with Healthways, where she was president and chief operating officer. Powell holds a degree from the University of Memphis. 
  • McGuire Sponsel Hires Consultant

    Indianapolis-based McGuire Sponsel has added Sierra Enlow as a consultant in its credits & incentives group. She most recently served as economic development manager for Louisville Forward and development manager for Greater Louisville Inc.
  • Insight Promotes Thompson

    Insight Accounting in Goshen has promoted Danielle Thompson to partner. She has been with the company for more than nine years.  Prior to that, Thompson served as treasurer at Ethos Innovation Center in Elkhart.
  • Plymouth Firm Changes Name, Promotes Kuhn

    Plymouth accounting and financial services firm CarterDillonUmbaugh has changed its name and promoted Justin Kuhn from a junior to senior partner. The firm is now called KuhnDillonUmbaugh. Kuhn has been with the firm for over five years.

  • CLA Promotes Greenhoe

    Clifton Larson Allen has promoted Kyla Greenhoe as manager of the nonprofit and higher education teams. She has been with CLA for eight years and previously served at BKD CPAs & Advisors.
  • Crowe Promotes Two

    Crowe has promoted Brian Myers and Ben Matherly to partners in tax services. Myers previously served as managing director based in the Indianapolis office. He has been with the firm for nine years. Matherly Previously served as senior manager also based in the Indianapolis office. He has been with the firm for 16 years.
  • Karen Hume

    Sponsel CPA Group Hires Manager

    Sponsel CPA Group has added Karen Hume as a Manager in the Accounting Services department. Hume joins the Sponsel team with more than 20 years of accounting experience in positions varying from Senior Accountant, Controller and Vice President of Finance. She will oversee and direct services to clients who require accounting solutions with general bookkeeping, payroll services and financial reporting.   

  • Paula Raters

    Sponsel CPA Group Adds Accountant

    Sponsel CPA Group has added Paula Raters as a Staff Accountant in the Accounting Services department. Raters has 20 years of accounting experience and will perform general bookkeeping, prepare budgets, oversee payroll and manage financial institutions for clients. She holds degrees in accounting and business from Santa Monica College and Marian University.
  • KSM Hires Director For Fort Wayne Office

    Accounting firm KSM announced Zach Sauder has joined the firm as the newest director in its Fort Wayne office. He previously served as chief financial officer for a variety of privately held manufacturing companies. Sauder earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
  • Madison Will

    KSM Adds Manager

    KSM has rehired Madison Will as manager of transformation and innovation. Will will identify and help manage the implementation of innovative, future-focused ideas and projects to help support the growth of the firm. She previously served KSM as an accountant in the firm’s business advisory group. 

  • KSM Hires Chief Financial Officer

    KSM has named Kerry Dunn he firm’s chief financial officer, a newly created role. He recently worked at BSA LifeStructures.  Dunn will oversee KSM’s financial systems and processes, including financial reporting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and budgeting. He earned a degree in accounting from Ball State University.

  • Galen Monroe

    Sponsel CPA Group Adds Staff Accountant

    Sponsel CPA Group has added Galen Monroe as a Staff Accountant in the Tax Services department. Monroe will perform projections, tax research, and preparation of tax returns for individuals, businesses and not-for-profits. He joins the Sponsel team after graduating from Marian University with a bachelor's degree in accounting and economics.
  • Amy Northard

    Northard Recognized by CPA Society

    Creatives CPA Amy Northard has been recognized by the Indiana CPA Society as a 2019 Emerging Leader. Northard is the accountant for Creatives, and specializes in working with small businesses. The awards honor CPA's who have demonstrated excellence in serving the profession, company, community and public interest. She previously worked as a staff accountant for L.M. Henderson Company. Northard holds degrees from Indiana University. 

  • Justin Gephart

    McGuire Sponsel Promotes New Director

    McGuire Sponsel has promoted Justin Gephart to director. Gephart has been with the firm for seven years, and will now oversee business development activity. He first served as a tax consultant and has since worked in various leadership roles while working with individual and corporate tax clients. Gephart previously worked in the public accounting sector.

  • Matthew Caras and Bronson Verhines

    BKD Makes Promotions, Hires

    BKD has promoted Matthew Caras (pictured) to senior associate and Bronson Verhines (pictured) to senior advisor II. Kanokwan Connell has been hired as a report processing specialist in the Indianapolis office. Also, Nanci Stewart has been named an admin specialist in the Indianapolis office.

  • Pam Black

    Whitinger & Co. Adds to Staff

    Muncie-based Whitinger & Co. has added Pam Black as bookkeeper at its Indianapolis office. She started her career as a bookkeeper and office manager and then went on to be a human resource and training manager for a large hospital system in Houston, Texas. Black then became a high school business teacher, where she led the school’s Future Business Leaders of America club that won a regional competition in Intermediate Accounting.

  • Jason Plake

    Alerding CPA Group Appoints Tax Manager

    Alerding CPA Group has appointed Jason Plake tax manager. He has more than 25 years of experience, in corporate, partnership and individual tax planning and compliance.

  • BKD Adds to Indianapolis Office

    BKD Indianapolis has hired Robert Munson as a senior consultant II. The firm has named Ethan Buchman and Logan Lengachler audit associates. Tara Eggenspiller, Bailey Mores and Nancy Wagner have been hired tax associates. Also, Ashleigh Langley-Bates is a secondee from ShineWing in Melbourne, Australia.

  • Eric Woodruff

    Sponsel CPA Group Adds Woodruff as Partner

    Eric Woodruff (pictured) has been named a partner of Sponsel CPA Group, becoming the sixth member of the leadership team. An employee of the firm since its founding in 2009, he previously held the title of manager in the audit and assurance services department. Woodruff will continue to lead the construction services group and also focus his efforts on growing the audit and assurance practice in the Bloomington market.

  • Jimmy Wade

    Donovan CPAs Names Partner, Makes Promotions

    Indianapolis-based Donovan CPAs has appointed Jimmy Wade (pictured) as its fourth partner and promoted him to director of tax services. He joined the firm in 2017 as a manager in the tax services group. Also, Nina Budd has been promoted to tax manager and Jayden McBride to senior accountant.

  • David Fleming and Molly Williams

    CLA Adds New Leaders

    CLA has added Chris Wright and David Fleming (pictured) as for-profit chief financial officers and Molly Williams (pictured) as nonprofit CFO within the BizOps practice. Susan Grafton has joined as controller and Steven Henry has joined as a senior accountant. In addition, Todd Barrett and Paul Thompson have joined the Consulting & Accounting Solutions Team as directors. 

  • Mitch Edy and Jonathan Austin

    Insight Accounting Group Hires Three

    Goshen-based Insight Accounting Group PC has hired Mitch Edy (pictured) as senior analyst. He is a graduate of Manchester University with an accounting major and economics minor. Jonathan Austin (pictured) has been named an analyst. He received his Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana University – South Bend. Also, Matt Nafziger has been appointed an analyst.

  • Alex Schaeffer

    Kruggel Lawton CPA's Promote Partner

    Kruggel Lawton CPA's has promoted Alex Schaeffer to partner in its audit and assurance services practice. He has specialized in the education and government sectors in his more than 17 years of experience.

  • Melissa Bradberry

    Baden Gage & Schroeder Names Director

    Baden Gage & Schroeder LLC has promoted Melissa Bradberry to director. She joined the firm in 2007 and has 17 years of accounting and consulting experience. Bradberry focuses on corporate and individual tax accounting.

  • Katz, Sapper & Miller Add Partners

    Katz, Sapper & Miller has added two new partners. Randy Hooper is a member of the firm's business advisory group. Also, Stephen Royster is a member of the state and local tax group. 

  • Meg Nowak

    Sponsel CPA Group Hires Valuation Analyst

    Sponsel CPA Group has added Meg Nowak as a valuation analyst in the valuation and litigation services department. She will help with data gathering, financial analysis and industry research. Nowak graduated from Millikin University with a bachelor's degree in accounting.

  • Matt Malloy and Caroline Speidel

    BKD Makes Promotions, Hire

    BKD has promoted Matt Malloy (pictured) to senior associate II and is in the tax department. He has a bachelor’s degrees in accounting, management and finance from Purdue University. Caroline Speidel (pictured) has been promoted to senior associate II and is a member of BKD National Not-for-Profit Group, BKD National Public Sector Group and BKD Higher Education Group. Also, Sean Smith has been hired as an experience hire recruiter in the Indianapolis office.

  • Kyle Simmerman and Andrew Terry

    BGBC Partners Promotes Two

    Indianapolis-based BGBC Partners has promoted Kyle Simmerman to managing partner. He has been with the firm for 10 years and focuses his practice in state tax. Also, Andrew Terry has been promoted to partner. He has been with the firm for 15 years and focuses his practice in the accounting and business advisory services area. 

  • Trent Wilburn

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Tax Consultant

    McGuire Sponsel has added Trent Wilburn as a tax consultant for the specialty tax and consulting firm. He previously worked for industrial supplier Fastenal as a sourcing specialist.

  • Jason Leveson

    Somerset CPAs Appoints Director

    Indianapolis-based Somerset CPAs, a full-service certified public accounting and professional services firm, has appointed Jason Leveson director of technology services. During his 22-year career, he has led multiple professional consulting service organizations. Leveson has held director-level positions within the technology-based organizations Axium and Deltek.

  • Kaylene Riemen

    KSM Adds Communications Manager

    Katz, Sapper & Miller has hired Kaylene Riemen as communications manager. She previously served as manager of strategic communications for Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

  • Katie Bone

    Alerding CPA Group Makes Promotion, Hire

    Alerding CPA Group has promoted Katie Bone to audit supervisor. Bone joined the firm in 2011 and is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis. Also, Jon Schmidt has been named a staff accountant.

  • Jon Hendricks

    Bucheri McCarty & Metz Promotes Hendricks

    Bucheri McCarty & Metz LLP has promoted Jon Hendricks to associate partner, effective January. He began his career with the firm in 2014. Hendricks graduated from Indiana University with a Master of Science in Accounting and earned his CPA designation.

  • Kyle Smith

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Tax Consultant

    Kyle Smith has joined McGuire Sponsel as a tax consultant, assisting the specialty tax and consulting firm’s cost segregation practice. He previously served as a project manager at D.G. Perry Building Contractors in Zionsville.

  • BKD Hires Two

    BKD has named Ann Laudick data analyst consultant in the Indianapolis office. She previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Tim Trostle has been appointed a director for corporate finance in the Indianapolis office. He previously worked at Quarton International.

  • Ben Worrell

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Project Manager

    McGuire Sponsel has named Ben Worrell project manager, assisting the company’s site selection practice. Services include location modeling, site selection, incentives procurement and compliance management. Most recently, Worrell worked as deputy director for the Boone County Economic Development Corp., where he directed small business and entrepreneur programming and managed incentive programs to attract new businesses.

  • Vince Ravotto

    Sponsel CPA Group Adds Staff Accountant

    Sponsel CPA Group has hired Vince Ravotto as a staff accountant in the audit and assurance services department. He joined the firm as an intern during last year's tax season and went on to graduate from Marian University with a bachelor's degree in accounting.

  • Allen Wright

    CliftonLarsonAllen Makes Advancements

    CliftonLarsonAllen has advanced Allen Wright (pictured) to principal as part of the firm's wealth advisory practice. Michelle Hartman advanced to signing director, Sam Bookwalter to manager, Erin O’Connell to asst. controller and Katie Schorey to internal operations director. The following staff advanced to Senior Associate: Jacob Arkanoff, Ben Davis, Tom Doherty, Stephen Frankowski, Ryan Hatton, Keith Kizer, Grace LeRoy, John Shaw and Brandon Stapleton.
  • Tanner Niehaus

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Tax Consultant

    Tanner Niehaus joins McGuire Sponsel as a tax consultant, to serve clients in its R&D tax credit practice. He previously served as a controller and assistant general manager at Gates of the Bluegrass LLC. Niehaus also worked at Barr, Anderson, & Roberts PSC.

  • Allison Allen and Charles Decker

    KSM Makes Promotions

    Katz, Sapper & Miller has promoted 15 to managers: Allison Allen (pictured), Alex Cote, Ben Crim, Michael Fennerty, Jacqueline Foster, Andrew Fuchs, Lindsay Hammond, Erin Hunter, Sandy Krause, Corey McSweeney, Seth Sailors, Stephen Short, Daniel Tritch, Brad Weiss and Chris Young. Also, eight have been promoted to director.

  • BKD Indianapolis Announces Hires, Promotion

    BKD Indianapolis has added to its team. Kirstin Flesher has been named an audit associate in the Indianapolis office. Also, Felix Cummings has been appointed a senior consultant for BKDnext in the Indianapolis office. Bingtao Lu has been named a tax associate in the Indianapolis office, and Sara Twining has been promoted to senior associate II.

  • Philip Jackson

    Sponsel CPA Group Hires Manager

    Philip Jackson has joined Sponsel CPA Group as a manager in the tax services department. The University of Indianapolis graduate earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and is a CPA with more than 20 years of experience in assisting businesses, individuals and not-for-profits through tax consulting and compliance services.

  • Randy Krebs

    CliftonLarsonAllen Adds Executives, Hires

    CliftonLarsonAllen has added Randy Krebs (pictured), national construction BizOps leader, along with CAST Directors Robert Myers and David Nidiffer to its team. The firm has also hired: Alex Land, private sector associate; Collin Hargreaves, professional search advisor; Tamara Brown, BizOps senior associate; Dayna Frantz, BizOps associate and Chrissy Cisternino, service process coordinator.

  • Ellie Crumley

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Administrative Coordinator

    Ellie Crumley has joined McGuire Sponsel as an administrative coordinator. Her background is in the health and fitness industry. She previously served as a healthy lifestyle coach for Premise Health at the Cummins LiveWell Center in Columbus. Crumley also served in multiple roles involving day-to-day business operations, staff training and program implementation.

  • Garrett Cannizzo and Michele Jurkaites

    RSM Indiana Makes Promotions

    RSM Indiana has promoted the following: Garrett Cannizzo (pictured), John Fredlake, Michele Jurkaites (pictured), Mark Matejka, Casey Dynako, Tyler Sims, Lauren Willis, Derek Zook, Scott Hurlbert, Megan May, Cory Wilson, Jessica Newell, Andrew Lynch, Sara Cruz, Sarah Feasby, Denise Easterday, Krystal Schrock and Jaymi Stoneburner.

  • Brandon Hoge

    Sponsel CPA Group Promotes Hoge

    Sponsel CPA Group has promoted Brandon Hoge to senior – audit and assurance service. He joined the firm as a staff accountant in 2015.

  • BKD Adds Audit, Tax Associates

    The BKD Indianapolis office has hired the following audit associates: Matt Goff, Alyse Phillips, Megan Durchholz, Connor Hammond, Tony Dyer, Blake Bowers, Jackson Naylor-Cook, Brett Lochbihler and Cyrus Holland. Also, the firm has hired the following tax associates: Elizabeth DeGutis, Jordan Zickert and Jacob McCrory.

  • Garrett Duffy

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Tax Consultant

    Garrett Duffy has joined McGuire Sponsel as a tax consultant, assisting the specialty tax and consulting firm on data collection and analysis. He previously worked with Surreal Estate Designs in Indianapolis analyzing and evaluating potential projects and their costs. At The Gorman Group and SI Group in New York, Duffy completed lab work to evaluate and improve the quality of products.

  • Ellen Skinner

    Whitinger & Co. Adds Staff Accountant

    Muncie-based Whitinger & Co. has added Ellen Skinner as staff accountant. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting – Summa Cum Laude and her Master’s Degree in Accounting from Ball State University. While at Ball State, Skinner was active with Beta Alpha Psi, inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma and recognized for her academic achievement in the accounting program. She also worked as an intern for the firm last summer.

  • Jatinder Singh and Kelly (Ruijie) Gao

    BKD Makes Promotion, Hires

    BKD in Indianapolis has promoted Jatinder Singh to senior associate II. The firm has also hired: Chad Cooney, Sylvie Cohen, Rob Dury and Kelly (Ruijie) Gao (pictured).

  • Ryan Hodell

    Sponsel CPA Group Promotes Hodell

    Sponsel CPA Group has promoted Ryan Hodell to senior – tax services. He joined the firm as a staff accountant in 2015 after graduating from Marian University with a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance.

  • Brittany Hamrick

    McGuire Sponsel Adds Sales Consultant

    Brittany Hamrick has joined McGuire Sponsel as a sales consultant. She most recently served as office coordinator at Flashpoint Inc. Hamrick also served in multiple teaching roles with The Goddard School and SonShine Christian Academy.

  • John Krutz

    CliftonLarsonAllen Adds Executives

    Indianapolis-based CliftonLarsonAllen has added John Krutz (pictured) as client leader for its consulting & accounting solutions team along with CAST Directors: Colin Chambers; Cassie Li and James Owens. The firm has also added: Nate Richwine, tax manager; Matt House, national agricultural BizOps leader; Zach Miller, as part of the professional search group; Stephen Turner, assurance associate and Tamea Brinson, marketing coordinator.
  • Austin Brown

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Tax Consultant

    Austin Brown has joined McGuire Sponsel as a tax consultant, assisting the specialty tax and consulting firm’s cost segregation practice. He previously served as a sales consultant in business procurement research at Black Dog Corp.

  • Lila Casper

    Sponsel CPA Promotes Casper

    Sponsel CPA Group has promoted Lila Casper to senior – audit & assurance services. She joined the firm as a staff accountant in 2017. Capser has a bachelor's degree in business administration and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

  • Daniel Sink

    BKD Announces New Partner

    BKD has named Daniel Sink partner. He is a member of the firm's national construction and real estate group and focuses on tax and consulting. Sink has 28 years of experience in various aspects of the real estate and construction industries. During the last 18 years, he served as chief financial officer of a publicly held, full-service, vertically integrated real estate investment trust.

  • Brandon Cangany

    Sponsel CPA Group Promotes Cangany

    Sponsel CPA Group has promoted Brandon Cangany to manager - tax services. He joined the firm as a staff accountant in 2015 after graduating from IUPUI's Kelley School of Business, earning double majors with distinction in finance and accounting. 

  • Julie Fawcett and Maya Woods

    BKD Makes Appointments

    BKD has hired Lucas Frank as senior managing consultant in the Forensics & Valuation Services department. Kevin Dodd has been named a senior consultant in the Indianapolis office. Miranda Todd has been hired as an accounting outsourcing associate. Parker Modesitt has joined the Administrative Staff in the Indianapolis office. Zach Biggs has been named a consultant in the Loan Review department. Grace Cooper and Abigail Gomez have been hired as tax associates.

  • Rashedul "Richie" Abedin

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Tax Consultant

    Rashedul "Richie" Abedin has joined McGuire Sponsel as a tax consultant, assisting the specialty tax and consulting firm on its research and development practice line. He previously served as a customer development manager at PoliticalBank.

  • BKD Indianapolis Adds Consultant

    BKD Indianapolis has added Robert Kanter as a consultant in the forensics & valuation services department. He has a Masters of Science degree in Accounting from Purdue University. Kanter previously served as an assurance associate at RSM US LLP in Chicago.

  • Ross Swallow

    Whitinger & Co. Names New Owner

    Muncie-based Whitinger & Co. has promoted Ross Swallow to member/owner of the firm. He specializes in tax consulting and compliance services for small businesses and individuals. Swallow is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Indiana CPA Society, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the East Central Indiana Estate Planning Council. He joined the firm in 2006 and earned his CPA designation in 2007.

  • James Pillischafske

    Katz, Sapper & Miller Adds to Team

    James Pillischafske has been hired as an engineer in Katz, Sapper & Miller's cost segregation practice. He previously served as a project engineer at Messer Construction Co.

  • BKD Adds to Team

    Marks Cannon Jr. has been named consultant in the health care industry in the Indianapolis BKD office. Also, Craig Garvin has joined the administrative staff in the Indianapolis BKD office. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education Sports Management from IUPUI.

  • William Andreozzi

    RSM Adds Andreozzi as Tax Partner

    RSM US LLP has added William Andreozzi as a tax partner. He has more than 26 years of tax experience serving global, multi-state middle market companies and their owners. In his new role, Andreozzi will lead the Indianapolis tax practice and will drive and support marketplace growth efforts throughout central Indiana.

  • Mark Weber and Alex Craig

    BKD Makes Promotions

    BKD has promoted Sarah Burgess to senior manager and Britney Moreland to manager. Mark Weber (pictured) has been promoted senior consultant II and Alex Craig (pictured) has been promoted to senior consultant.

  • Ed Petras

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Consultant

    Indianapolis-based McGuire Sponsel has named Ed Petras a financing and economic incentives consultant. He most recently served as vice president of sales and marketing at Estridge Homes.

  • Amy Lehrman

    Katz, Sapper & Miller Adds Director

    Katz, Sapper & Miller has hired Amy Lehrman as director of its Fort Wayne office. She is a member of the firm’s business advisory group. Lehrman has 10 years of experience in public accounting. She specializes in helping flow-through entities navigate and address their unique tax issues.

  • Bryan Callahan and Andrew Kolb

    BKD Makes Promotions, Hires

    BKD has promoted Bryan Callahan (pictured) to director of the firm's Big Data & Analytics practice. Also, Andrew Kolb and Will Lagunas have been promoted to senior associate. Sarah Wuestefeld has been named managing consultant. The firm has also hired: Ramses Aguayo, Lisa Bays, Laura Merry, Ethan Morris, Katelyn Secor and Jonathan Starr.

  • Rita Wilder

    Agresta, Storms & O’Leary Elects Partner

    Agresta, Storms & O’Leary PC has elected Rita Wilder partner at the firm. She is a certified public accountant and has been with the firm since it opened its doors in 2009. During her career at ASO, Wilder has held the positions of senior associate, manager, assurance services and, most recently, senior manager. Also, she was responsible initially for leading the ASO market development in Columbus as well as later opening the Columbus office in 2014.

  • Robert "Bob" Poisal

    McGuire Sponsel Hires Sales Rep

    McGuire Sponsel has hired Robert "Bob" Poisal as a sales representative. He will assist the specialty tax and consulting firm with developing and securing new and existing relationships with CPA firms and other companies within a 200-mile radius of Indianapolis. Poisal previously served as an account developer at Perficient.

  • Jim Powers

    Crowe Horwath Extends Powers’ Term as CEO

    Crowe Horwath LLP has reappointed Jim Powers chief executive officer, extending his term through March 2021. Over the course of more than 36 years, he has served as managing partner, chair and as managing executive over various entities at the firm.

  • Michelle Trowell and Shawn Williams

    Blue & Co. Makes Promotions, Appointment

    Carmel-based Blue & Co. LLC has promoted: Michelle Trowell (pictured) and Shawn Williams (pictured) to directors. Trowell joined the team in August 2009 and is responsible for assisting healthcare clients with Medicare reimbursement challenges. Williams started with the firm in September 2002. He is primarily responsible for financial statement audits, reviews and compilations. Also, Sara Jacobi has been appointed as the newest member of the executive committee.

  • Shawna Jimenez

    RSM Adds to Team

    RSM US LLP has named Shawna Jimenez senior tax manager. With 12 years of public accounting experience working at Deloitte Tax LLP, she has experience serving tax-exempt organizations in a variety of industries including healthcare, higher education, public foundations, student loan organizations and other public charities. Jimenez will lead the not-for-profit tax practice in Indiana.

  • Tim Garrison

    CliftonLarsonAllen Adds to Team

    CliftonLarsonAllen in Indianapolis has added: Tim Garrison (pictured), Rita Garrison, Tina Sims and Dan O’Connor to its Bizops Practice. Previously this team operated as The Controllership Group in Indianapolis. Also, the firm has hired Logan Rodgers as a tax associate.

  • Casse Tate & Chad Halstead

    Katz, Sapper & Miller Makes Promotions

    Katz, Sapper & Miller has promoted Casse Tate and Chad Halstead to partner. Tate's responsibilities include guiding clients through tax planning and compliance issues, as well as providing general consulting services to ensure they are fully equipped to make advantageous financial decisions. Halstead has a background in analytical research and technical review of federal tax issues.

  • Matt Cole & Emily Hand

    BKD Indianapolis Announces Promotions

    BKD has made promoted the following to senior associate II: Matt Cole (pictured), Steve Lengerich, Adam Durm, Nathan Lyons, Walter Renderos, Karly Stewart and Gus Klofta. Also, Emily Hand (pictured) has been promoted to senior consultant II.

  • CliftonLarsonAllen Makes Promotions, Hires

    CliftonLarsonAllen has promoted Michael Johnson (pictured) to signing director, Elliot Smith (pictured) to manager and Ben Childs to BizOps staff. The firm has hired Dave Hickman as managing principal of professional search. Shawn Miller and Jacob Arkanoff have been named tax associates and Sam Ryan has been appointed a tax senior associate. Kelly Iden, Megan Heiniger, Ryan Hatton, Tom Doherty and Brandon Stapleton have been hired as assurance associates.

  • Katz, Sapper & Miller Adds to Team

    Katz, Sapper & Miller has added to its team. Ellen Ferringer (pictured) has been named director of healthcare. Michael Wipper has been hired as manager of audit and assurance. Also, Zachary Kubly (pictured) has been appointed manager of business advisory.

  • McGuire Sponsel Hires Marketing Manager

    McGuire Sponsel has hired Lydia Kaiser as marketing manager. She previously spent six years in a similar role at Essco Corp.

  • Crowe Horwath Elects Partner

    Crowe Horwath LLP, one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the U.S., has elected Jason Whitmer partner and principal. The new role will be effective April 1. He has been with the firm since 1999 and works in the South Bend office.

  • BKD Makes Promotions

    BKD has promoted: Dan Snyder (pictured) and Nick Eichelman to director, Kerry Bejarano to senior managing consultant, Nathan Fox, David Martin and T.J. Tursi to senior manager. Also, Sara Twining (pictured) has been promoted to senior associate. Also, Satoko Suzuki has transferred to the Indianapolis office from the firm's Chicago office as a senior manager.

  • Sponsel CPA Group Hires Sargent

    Christopher Sargent has joined Sponsel CPA Group as a staff accountant in the audit & assurance services department. His duties will include performing audits, reviews, compilations and agreed-upon procedures for clients, primarily closely-held companies in the construction and manufacturing industries, as well as not-for-profits. Sargent is a graduate of Ball State University with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Accounting. 

  • Lingenhoel Joins Sponsel CPA Group

    Sponsel CPA Group has hired Abigail Lingenhoel as a staff accountant in its tax services department. She is a recent graduate of Taylor University with double bachelor’s degrees in management and accounting. She is currently studying for the CPA examinations.

  • Katz, Sapper & Miller Hires Managers

    Katz, Sapper & Miller has added the following managers: Benjamin England (pictured), Tammy Heitz, Jordan Mayer, Callie Mehling, Timothy Murphy, Stephen Schnelker, Victoria Snyder, Logan Stamps, Alex Szarenski and Jenna Smith. Also, KSM Location Advisors has named Jamie Pike (pictured) manager, client relations and marketing.

  • BKD Indianapolis Adds to Team

    The Indianapolis BKD office has named: Andrea Lock, Zach Taylor, Yi Ran Liu, Jillian Hardesty, Kyle Wallpe, Maggie Cordell, Brianne Stauffer, Alex Erwin, Tyler Brazill, Grant Marzke and Amanda Erxleben audit associates. Also, the firm has appointed: Ali Oppel and Bertram Riches tax associates.
  • Ally Accounting Hires Manager

    Avon-based Ally Accounting has hired Wendi Dickison as manager. She brings more than 20 years of experience in various aspects of tax services, having worked for other regional CPA firms. She has worked with clients spanning from individuals, to nonprofits and small to midsized business entities.

  • BKD Indianapolis Promotes Singh

    Jatinder Singh has been promoted to senior associate on the audit team at BKD in Indianapolis. He previously served as an assurance associate.

  • Crowe Horwath Promotes Holloway to Director

    Crowe Horwath LLP  has promoted Andrew Holloway to director in the Performance Healthcare Advisory practice and leads the Revenue Cycle Analytics products and services. He has been with the firm for 13 years and previously served as a senior manager.

  • Kruggel Lawton CPAs Adds to Team

    Kruggel Lawton CPAs has added: Kate Koval, Tyler Locke, Lydia Mitchell, Andrea King (pictured), Jon Leaman (pictured) and Daniel Nowack. Koval, Locke and Mitchell have been named staff accountants in the South Bend office. Nowack has joined the St. Joseph office as a staff accountant. King has rejoined the firm’s Elkhart office as a senior staff accountant. Leaman has been named a senior staff accountant.

  • BKD Names Partners, Makes Promotions

    BKD has appointed three partners: Andrew Rinzel (pictured), Justin McNabb and Craig Kuechenberg (pictured). The firm also promoted Nickie Redick to office industry leader for construction and Isabel Santner to office industry leader for real estate. Scott Siegel has joined the SALT team in Indianapolis.

  • Umbaugh Promotes Six

    Umbaugh has promoted Heidi Amspaugh (pictured), a certified independent professional municipal advisor, to principal and Loren Matthes, a 30-year veteran of municipal financing programs, to partner. Also, Jesse Nelson (pictured), Deen Rogers, Jeff Rowe and Eric Walsh have been promoted to partners.

  • BKD Promotes Gernand to Managing Director

    BKD has promoted John Gernand to managing director of its Bloomington office. Gernand is a member of BKD National Manufacturing & Distribution Group and has more than 15 years of auditing, accounting and consulting experience in the manufacturing, distribution and service industries. 

  • BKD Makes Two Promotions

    BKD has promoted Troy Gilstorf to managing partner at the firm's Indianapolis and Bloomington offices. He started his career as an intern for the company and most recently served as assistant managing partner for the past 8 years. Also, Tim Wilson has been promoted to national tax director.

  • Crowe Horwath Promotes Four Employees

    Crowe Horwath has promoted Sean Katzenberger (pictured) to principal in risk consulting. Also, Kristen Malone (pictured) has been promoted to partner in tax services. Ron Melling has also been promoted to partner in audit services. The firm has also promoted Clayton Mitchell to principal in risk consulting. 

  • Sponsel CPA Group Promotes Woehler

    Sponsel CPA Group has promoted Aimee Woehler to senior accountant. She joined the firm’s Entrepreneurial Services department in 2014. In addition to public accounting, Woehler has an extensive background in the not-for-profit sector. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Clemson University.

  • Sponsel CPA Group Promotes Accountant

    Sponsel CPA Group has promoted Brandon Cangany to senior accountant in its Tax Services department. He joined the firm as a staff accountant in 2015 after graduating from IUPUI’s Kelley School of Business, earning double majors with distinction in finance and accounting.

  • BKD Makes Promotions, Hires

    BKD has added to its team. Jason Roeder has joined the health care team, Samantha Bruton has joined the administrative team. In the firm's Bloomington office Sierra Pratt has been named an administrative assistant. The firm has also made several promotions: Bryan Gray and Rachel Arnold (pictured) have been promoted to senior consultant.

  • BKD Promotes Brackin to Senior Associate II

    BKD has promoted Grant Brackin to senior associate II. He is part of the Audit department. Brackin started with the firm in 2014 as a senior associate. He also completed an internship with the Audit department.

  • BKD Names Senior Manager

    BKD's Indianapolis office has promoted Michael Fortman to senior manager. He is a member of the firm's National Financial Services Group and has more than seven years of external and internal audit consulting experience. Fortman is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Indiana CPA Society.

  • Whitinger & Co. Expands Professional Staff

    Whitinger & Co. has added Mike Bartlett as a staff accountant. He is a graduate of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Accounting. Bartlett went on to complete the education and examination portion of the Certified Financial Planner certification.

  • Sponsel CPA Group Names Staff Accountant

    Sponsel CPA Group has named Jack Hiatt staff accountant in its tax services department. He is a recent graduate of Marian University with a double major in Accounting and Finance. 

  • Alerding CPA Group Makes Promotions, Appointments

    Indianapolis-based Alerding CPA Group has promoted Tracie Delph (pictured) to entrepreneurial services supervisor and Tyler Kleinschmidt (pictured) and Justin Schwartz to audit seniors. The firm also appointed Kathryn Hartman and Hannah Medler staff accountants.

  • Katz, Sapper & Miller Introduces Partners, Principal

    Katz, Sapper & Miller has made several promotions. Erin Eberly (pictured), Jamie Ellis (pictured) and Josh Malarsky have been promoted to partner.
    Also, the firm named Jim Nestor principal.

  • BKD Hires Consultant

    BKD has named Patrick Hitchins a consultant in the technologies department. He will be based out of the firm's Indianapolis office.

  • Sponsel CPA Group Names Director

    Sponsel CPA Group has named Bill Barks director of its Employee Benefit Plan Services department. He previously served at several public accounting firms in the Indianapolis area at the manager and partner level, heading up the employee benefits unit. In his new role, Barks will oversee
    the group at providing Third Party Administration and Plan Design Consulting services.

  • Katz, Sapper & Miller Names Directors

    Katz, Sapper & Miller has named 10 directors. David Blish (pictured) and Aaron Brezko are members of the firm's Healthcare Resources Group. Ashley Christie is a member of the firm's Real Estate Services Group. Stephanie Dunn is a member of the firm’s Business Advisory Group. Ali Todd (pictured) is a member of the firm's Business Advisory and Veterinary Services Groups.

  • RSM Adds to Team

    Greg Jurgonski and John Fredlake, formerly of Jurgonski & Fredlake CPAs, have joined the Local Market Group in the northern Indiana practice of RSM US LLP. Jurgonski is a certified public accountant with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Ferris State. Fredlake is a certified public accountant with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Manchester College.

  • BKD Announces Promotions

    BKD LLP has promoted Mychal Eagleson (pictured) to senior advisor II. Zach Richardville was promoted to senior associate. Mark Weber was promoted to senior consultant. Ken Taylor, senior managing consultant has joined BKD’s Indianapolis offices.

  • Crowe Horwath Promotes Adair

    Crowe Horwath LLP has promoted Mark Adair to managing partner of the firm's Fort Wayne office. He will also maintain a leading role in audit services. Adair holds bachelor’s degrees in accounting and technology from Purdue University and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Indiana CPA Society.

  • RSM Promotes Two to Partner

    RSM US LLP has promoted Jay Loudermilk and Sarah Waters to partner. Loudermilk joined the firm in 2014 and leads the Valuation Services practice for the Great Lakes region. Waters joined the firm in 2005. She has extensive experience specializing in expatriate and inpatriate taxation and planning.

  • BKD Adds to Team

    The BKD Indianapolis office has added: Ashley Albertz (pictured), Henry Cochrane, Jenna Cushman, Jake Etnier, Angelo Gountanis, Maya Woods, Julie Joson, Nate Steinhiser and Brady Thomas to the Indianapolis audit team, and Colleen Diemer, John Kortman, Chris Lee and Grant Shambo to the Indianapolis tax team.

  • Whitinger & Co. Adds to Professional Staff

    Whitinger & Co. has added to its team. Jennica Dominguez has been appointed staff accountant. Also, the firm has named Kelli Miller bookkeeper.

  • BKD Promotes Doebler to Senior Consultant

    BKD's Indianapolis office has promoted Elizabeth Doebler to senior consultant. She is a member of BKD National Financial Services Group. Doebler has more than 17 years of banking and services industry experience, including consumer and mortgage lending.

  • BKD Adds to Team

    Susan Chapman has joined part of BKD’s administrative staff. She will provide support for the learning & development department. Chapman has a B.S. degree from Purdue University.

  • Sponsel CPA Group Hires Staff Accountant

    Adam Parkhurst has joined Sponsel CPA Group as staff accountant in the Audit & Assurance Services department. He is a recent graduate of Purdue University's Krannert School of Management with a B.S. in Accounting.

  • BKD Adds to Team

    BKD has added to its team in its Indianapolis office. Greg Knight was named senior managing consultant. Manager Kerry Griesinger was transferred to the Indianapolis office from the Louisville, Kentucky office. 

  • Whitinger & Co. Promotes Swallow

    Whitinger & Co. has promoted Ross Swallow to member of the accounting and advisory firm. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Findlay with a double major in Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting with a Minor in Finance. Swallow then completed a Master's in Accounting from Ball State University. He joined Whitinger & Co. in 2006 and earned his CPA designation in 2007.

  • Crowe Horwath Promotes Four

    Crowe Horwath LLP has promoted: Alicia Antonetti-Tricker (pictured), Chad Kellar (pictured), Adam Lawrence and Jay Sutton. Antonetti-Tricker has been promoted to principal. Kellar and Lawrence have been promoted to partner. Sutton has been promoted to principal.

  • London Witte & Co. Promotes Two

    London Witte & Co. LLP has promoted Lacey Hamilton and Michelle Pallme to manager. Hamilton joined the firm as a staff accountant in 2011. Pallme has been with the company since 2012.

  • BKD Adds to Firm

    BKD has added to its leadership team. The firm named Isabel Santner (pictured) partner. Lauren Horn (pictured) was promoted to senior associate II.

  • Sponsel CPA Group Announces Promotion

    Sponsel CPA Group has promoted Lisa Blankman to manager in its Audit & Assurance Services department. She joined the firm in 2012.

  • Foster Results Names CEO

    Beth Huffman was promoted to chief executive officer of Westfield-based Foster Results. She has served as chief operating officer for the past four years.

  • London Witte & Co. Names Associate Partner

    London Witte & Co. LLP has promoted Brian Dingman to associate partner. He has worked with the public accounting firm since 2005. Dingman is graduate of Ball State University and holds a Certified Public Accountant certificate in Indiana.

  • Whitinger & Co. Names Senior Auditor

    Whitinger & Co. has named Sara Buckler senior auditor in the firm’s financial services group. She previously worked at Family Horizons Credit Union as assistant vice president of enterprise risk management.

  • Umbaugh Promotes Three

    Umbaugh has promoted Christina Cromer (pictured), Christina DeWitt and Paige Sansone (pictured). Cromer and DeWitt have been promoted to principal, and Sansone has been promoted to partner.

  • Sponsel CPA Group Adds to Leadership Team

    Sponsel CPA Group has added to its leadership team. Jo-Ann Lewandowski (pictured) has been promoted to manager of employee benefit services. Josie Dillon (pictured) was promoted to manager in the tax services department. The firm has hired Emily Campbell as a staff accountant in its Audit & Assurance Services department.

  • BKD Announces Promotion

    BKD has promoted Michael Mehl to senior manager. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Indiana CPA Society.

  • BKD Promotes Six to Manager

    BKD's Indianapolis office has promoted six to manager: Mark Aiken (pictured), Chris Burkhardt, Jim Gustafson, Derek Johnson, Garrett Ogden and Justin Verbeten (pictured). Also, BKD has been named a Bronze LearningElite organization for 2016 by Chief Learning Officer magazine.

  • Crowe Horwath LLP Adds Director

    Kendra York has joined Crowe Horwath LLP as director in the government services group of performance consulting. She previously served as public finance director for the State of Indiana and has also served as the general counsel and chief operating officer for the Indiana Finance Authority.

  • Sherman & Armbruster LLP Hires Manager

    Sean Miller has joined Sherman & Armbruster LLP as business advisory services manager. For 21 years he was co-owner of a medical device manufacturing company in Johnson County.

  • Whitinger & Co. Adds Professional Staff

    Muncie-based Whitinger & Co. has hired two employees: Valerie Ippel, as staff accountant and Kristy Spence as audit senior. Ippel previously worked for Heritage Environmental Services LLC. Spence has been working in the accounting industry for more than 25 years.

  • BKD Indianapolis Adds Director

    BKD Indianapolis has hired Nick Wallace as a director. He is a member of BKD National Not-for-Profit Group, BKD National Governmental Group and BKD National Higher Education Group.

  • BKD Indianapolis Announces Promotions

    BKD Indianapolis has announced several promotions: Justin Proctor (pictured) to senior consultant II; Emily Balbach (pictured) and Andrew Quinnette to senior associate II and Kyle Fessler to senior associate. Proctor is a 2010 graduate of Ball State University. Balbach is a 2012 graduate of Indiana University, Bloomington. Quinnette is a 2012 graduate of Purdue University. Fessler is a 2012 graduate of Butler University.

  • Sponsel CPA Group Hires Accountant

    Sponsel CPA Group has hired Brandon Hoge as staff accountant. Hoge will work in the Audit & Assurance Services department.

  • Katz, Sapper & Miller Names Partners

    Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) has named several partners. Don Boezeman (pictured), Katie Culp (pictured), Jason Miller and Jason Patch. In New York, Corey Massella is a member of the Transaction and Technology Industry Services Groups.

  • BKD Hires Technology Coordinator

    BKD CPAs and Advisors has hired Tim Nettleton as technology coordinator with the Information Technology team. Nettleton previously worked for Guggenheim Partners for nearly seven years.

  • Katz, Sapper, & Miller Announces Directors

    Katz, Sapper, & Miller has named Matt Bishop (pictured), Brett Breedlove, and Nate Phillips the new directors of the company. All three are members of the firm's Audit and Assurance Services Group. Bishop is also a member of the Construction Services Group.

  • Alerding CPA Group Appoints Fuquay as Director

    The directors of Alerding CPA Group have appointed Jered Fuquay as its newest director. Fuquay joined the Indianapolis-based certified public accounting firm in 2008 as senior audit manager.

  • CliftonLarsonAllen Announces Promotions

    Indianapolis-based CliftonLarsonAllen has made several promotions: David Youngblood, senior manufacturing & distribution/private tax clients; Nicholas Miller, senior manufacturing & distribution; Kira Sexton, director of financial industries; Sarah Kuehl, senior accountant of nonprofit financial services; and Michelle Badger, office coordinator.
  • BKD Adds Associates

    Indianapolis-based BKD LLP has hired Claudette Pickens as senior managing consultant for its national health care group. Deb Spall has also been named a managing consultant with the health care LTC team. Audit Associate Zach Richardville has transferred from the Fort Wayne office to the Indianapolis office. 
  • BKD Names New Director

    Tomi Yoshitomi has been named director of BKD Indianapolis. For the past 11 years, he worked for a national firm. Yoshitomi is a member of BKD National Manufacturing & Distribution Group. 
  • Renderos Joins BKD's Indianapolis Office

    Walter Renderos has joined BKD LLP in Indianapolis as an associate. He previously worked for the firm in Kansas City. 
  • BKD Announces New Hires, Promotions

    BKD LLP has announced the following new hires and promotions: Cindy Adams, senior manager; Phillip Lay, senior associate; Dessy Tcholakova, senior associate; James Ward, manager; David Raab, senior manager; Nicholas Eichelman, senior manager; and Danny Kindle, senior consultant II. The firm has also announced Senior Associate Laura Haffner has transferred from its Fort Wayne office to Indianapolis. 
  • Fuquay Joins Indiana Statewide CDC's Central Loan Committee

    Jered Fuquay has joined thee Indiana Statewide Certified Development Corporation’s Central Loan Committee. He is a senior audit manager at Indianapolis-based Alerding CPA Group. 
  • Katz, Sapper & Miller Names New York Office Leader

    Indianapolis-based Katz, Sapper & Miller has named Corey Massella the firm's New York office leader and a partner in its Transaction Services and Technology Industry Services Groups. He has more than 25 years of experience in this market. 
  • Stammich Joins Kruggel Lawton CPAs

    Kruggel Lawton CPAs in South Bend and Elkhart has hired Cindy Stammich as a staff accountant in its Business Accounting Services group.
  • BKD Promotes Richardson

    BKD LLP has promoted Christina Richardson to senior associate II. She previously served as a senior associate.
  • BKD Announces Promotions and New Hires

    BKD LLP has promoted the following to senior associates: Ellie Voith (pictured), Kathleen Maloof (pictured), Kirk Neibuhr and Wes Terry. The firm has also hired Rachel Arnold as a consultant in its enterprise risk solutions division and Sheryl Richey as a senior associate II.