• Chunowitz, Teitelbaum & Mandel, Ltd. partner Marty Magida was elected to serve as vice president of the National Franchise Consultants and Accountants during its annual meeting in June 2014. NFCA is an alliance of nine public accounting firms specializing in franchise accounting and consulting for McDonald’s owner/operators. The organization was formed in 2001, to share knowledge and best practices, and participates in a variety of McDonald’s sponsored conferences, charities and events.
Magida has more than 35 years of experience advising clients on myriad accounting and consulting issues, including estate and tax planning, purchasing/selling small businesses, business valuation and succession planning.
• Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage has appointed Gianna Burdi to Assistant Manager of its Hinsdale office located at 8 E. Hinsdale Avenue.
In her new leadership role, she will assist and mentor independent sales associates to help them build their businesses. She brings more than 14 years of real estate experience to her new role, actively selling real estate since 2000 with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Oak Brook.
• John Albright has joined Hub International, a leading global insurance brokerage, risk advisory and employee benefits firm, as chief legal officer. In his new role, Albright will oversee Hub’s global legal and compliance functions. He lives in Wilmette, with his wife and two young children.
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