Russell Bedford's Chicago-area member firm BIK & Co has announced five senior appointments among long-standing staff.
The CPA and advisory firm's latest promotion round includes two partner appointments: Mark Stricker, a Quickbooks consulting specialist who joined the firm in 1998, and multi-state tax specialist Gary Volling, with BIK & Co since 1999.
John Lackinger, an addition in 2008, specializing in the education, banking and non-profit sectors, has been promoted to principal, as has employee benefits audit specialist Kathy Musial.
Ann Hull, who also joined in 2008, has been promoted to tax manager.
BIK & Co managing partner Larry Schmitt commented: "These promotions testify to BIK & Co's commitment to promotion from within. I am delighted to welcome Mark and Gary to the partnership, and wish Kathy, John and Ann every success in their new roles."