Press Room

July 01, 2014

WTAS Promotes 19 in New York Metro Offices Including Five Directors

WTAS promoted five Directors to its team of 17 Directors in the New York metro offices today. Those promoted include Bill Toce in the Valuation Services Practice; Jushua Jiang and James Calister in the Alternative Investments Funds Practice, and Rebecca Gornbein in the Private Client Services Practice. All newly promoted Directors are based in WTAS’ Manhattan office.

“The promotion of these five dedicated and talented individuals demonstrates our commitment to internal and organic growth,” said Gerald DesRoches, Office Managing Director in New York. “They will each make a great addition to our existing team of outstanding Directors.”

The New York metro offices of WTAS announced a total of 19 promotions.  Jeff Seman, David Perez, and Athena Kalogiannis were all promoted to Senior Manager in the Manhattan office. Other promotions in the New York metro offices include Managers Fiona Wallace, Catherine Chiou, Heather Shekerchi, Will Karnasiewicz, Mark Menard, Ben Maldonado and Naomi Figueroa; and Senior Associates Michal Kandybowicz; Joseph Pavone; Patrick Skeehan and Olga Sologub. 

WTAS also recently welcomed Managing Directors Peter Crocco and Wayne Trumbull to a new office that will be based in Melville, Long Island, thus completing the firm’s expansion across the entire Metro New York area. The new office in Long Island marks WTAS’ 17th location in the U.S.

“We are very excited to welcome this deserving group of Directors to the next step in their careers. Their promotions are a direct result of the first-rate service they provide to their clients as well as their desire and ability to anticipate the needs of their respective markets,” stated Mark Vorsatz, CEO of WTAS.

WTAS promoted a total of 54 employees this June including six Directors, five Senior Managers, 13 Managers, 29 Senior Associates, and one Associate.