Akerman LLP — The law firm announced that William Spratt has joined as a partner in the healthcare practice group in Miami. Spratt specializes in healthcare, spending roughly 25-years representing clients on governance, compliance and transactional issues. He has advised both large strategic buyers, as well as private equity firms. Spratt joins Akerman from K&L Gates LLP.
Altius Holdings Ltd. — The parent company of Altius Associates Ltd. has appointed Joseph Crumbling, a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group Inc., to the board of directors. Crumbling, who joined T. Rowe Price in 1993, previously served as a general manager in the company’s third party distribution division as well as within the investment operations unit. Before that, he was director of operations for the Baltimore and Harrisburg offices of accounting firm Coopers and Lybrand, which merged with PwC in 1998. Crumbling then spent three years as a senior accountant with PwC.