Congrats to our Recently Promoted Team Members

Firm News | November 15, 2015 | Holtzman Partners

Holtzman Partners is pleased to announce the following team member promotions which were effective in October:

  • Ruth Snell was promoted from audit manager to audit senior manager
  • Brian McBride was promoted from audit senior associate to audit manager
  • Jonn Gagnon was promoted from IT associate to IT senior associate
  • Brian Marshall was promoted from audit associate to audit senior associate
  • Meredith Ruffell was promoted from audit associate to audit senior associate
  • Lindsay Vandygriff was promoted from audit associate to audit senior associate

Ruth Snell joined Holtzman Partners as an audit associate in February 2009. Later that fall, she was promoted to audit senior associate, and in 2012, she was promoted to audit manager. Ruth works in the firm’s audit and advisory practice and specializes in financial statement audits, employee benefit plan audits and SOX consulting. Prior to becoming a CPA in 2008, she earned her master’s in accounting at the University of Texas at Austin.

Brian McBride joined Holtzman Partners as a senior associate in 2013. He works in the firm’s audit and advisory practice and specializes in financial statement audits and federal compliance audits. Prior to becoming a CPA in 2008, he earned a B.S. in accounting and management from McNeese State University (Louisiana).

Jonn Gagnon joined Holtzman Partners in 2013 as an IT associate. He works in the firm’s IT risk and compliance practice assisting with various engagements, such as SOC reports and Sarbanes-Oxley and IT risk evaluation.  He received his BBA in accounting and BA in computer information technology at St. Edward’s University.

Brian Marshall joined Holtzman Partners in 2013 as an audit associate. He works in the firm’s audit and advisory practice and focuses his efforts on financial statement audits and internal controls testing. He received his Master in Professional Accounting degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Meredith Ruffell joined Holtzman Partners in 2014 as an audit associate. She works in the firm’s audit and advisory practice and focuses her efforts on financial statement audits and SOX compliance. She received a bachelor’s degree in economics with a minor in mathematics from Southwestern University and a master’s in accounting from San Jose State University (Calif.).

Lindsay Vandygriff joined Holtzman Partners in 2014 as an audit associate. She works in the firm’s audit and advisory practice and focuses her efforts on financial statement audits and employee benefit plan audits. She received her master’s in accounting from Abilene Christian University.

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