HBK Valuation Group LLC announced that they have merged with Strategic Valuation Group of Warren, Ohio. Kelly L. Bianco joins HBK as a principal. The staff from Strategic Valuation Group will continue to maintain its present location in Warren.
Allegheny Tax Society elected officers and board members for 2012-13. Director and president: Paul A. Kasicky, senior council, Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP; vice president: Shawn M. Firster, manager, tax services, Grossman, Yanak & Ford; treasurer: Daria D. Palaschak, tax director, Sisterson & Co. LLP; corresponding secretary: Charles Gross, director, PwC; and recording secretary: Carl F. Staiger, shareholder, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney. Directors: Michelle L. Kopnski, partner, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP; Paul A. Mavrinac, partner, ParenteBeard LLC; Matthew F. Schwartz, Lange Legal Group; and James L. Ziesche, exempt organization tax services, Ernst & Young LLP.
Bruce J. Goodman joined The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton as vice president, commercial loan officer.
Wood Group Mustang hired Gary Phillips as business development manager.
Dr. Rajiv S. Swamy, interventional cardiologist, joined the Allegheny Valley Hospital medical staff.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh appointed Susan Banks deputy director.
Wenzhao Lan was appointed international project manager for Koppers Corporate Engineering Department.
Mullen hired Autumn Yeo, senior account executive; Tyler Oberley, creative technologist; Nic Wilson and Nicole Nejak, public relations/social influence catalyst; and Diego Zelaya, art director
Allie Jandrlich and Rebecca Rickard joined Pittsburgh Magazine as senior account executives.
Amanda Sargent, Burns White associate, and Ryann Cindrich, education consultant in the sciences, were elected to the board of The Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall.
Mt Lebanon Office Equipment Co. Inc. hired Debra Krumenacker as executive vice president.
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