My experience and qualifications include:
Education and licensing:
>New York State CPA (1978); MBA (1977) from the Wharton Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania.
>Thirty-eight years of "Big 4" professional audit and advisory experience serving public and private clients. University professor specializing in SEC Practice, Business Ethics and Enterprise Risk Management.
>Served public and private investment advisers, mutual funds, ETFs, REITs, physical commodity traders and distributors, commodity pools, investment partnerships, trust companies and broker-dealers.
>Significant board/goverance experience derived from serving public companies and their audit committees and my own board experience as board member, treasurer, president and chair of boards of directors and trustees.
>Qualified as a "financial expert" under Sarbanes-Oxley and related SEC regulations.
>Broad and deep SEC and PCAOB experience, including public offerings (e.g., IPOs), periodic filings, and Sarbanes-Oxley considerations.
>Significant litigation support and dispute resolution experience.
>Member of the firm’s professional practice network and East Region deputy professional practice director.
>Deep understanding of the governance process and responsibilities; Significant board presence and experience.
>Served as Chief Marketing Officer for Deloitte's Northeast Investment Management practice.
>Significant experience in other industries such as media, manufacturing, distribution and not-for-profit.