Christopher J. Carney was named partner-in-charge of the firm’s Cleveland office. He serves as chair of Brouse’s Labor and Employment Practice Group.
A design firm providing engineering, transportation, environmental consulting, planning, surveying and safety consulting service has hired Cale Wuethrich. He is a computer-aided design and drafting operator in RETTEW’s surveying division at the Canton office.
Walthall, Drake & Wallace
Kara H. Hoon was promoted to manager. She provides audit, review, and compilation services in addition to preparing federal, state, and local tax returns. Alicia M. Reiss was promoted to a level II staff accountant. She prepares individual and business returns as well as performing audits, review, and compilations.
Christina Morello was named director of public relations. She oversees the public relations department and specializes in media relations and planning, social media and crisis communications programs as well as company branding and employee relations campaigns. Dave Fenn joined the organization as a senior account executive. He will advise clients on growth strategies and marketing tactics.
Akron General Partners Physician Group
Benito Alvarez, M.D., FACOG, was appointed senior vice president of Physician Alignment and president of Akron General Partners Physician Group. He is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Also joining the group are: Samantha Almedras, M.D., an internal medicine physician with special interests in diabetes management, healthy lifestyle management programs and preventive care; Debra Gargiulo, M.D., a family medicine physician focusing on the prevention and management of chronic illnesses, pediatric care and women’s health; and Cecile Jentner, M.D., a family medicine physician with special interests in diabetes management, women’s health, elderly care and preventive care.