tion ... Texas State Board of Accountancy.
Education: Southern Methodist University, MBA ...
Hamline University School of Law, JD ... Carthage
College, BA Accounting and Business Administration.
Personal: Born 1960, Wisconsin ... Married to Jane
... Two children.
President and CEO,
The FAF is often overshadowed by the activities of
FASB and GASB, the standard-setters it oversees, but
this year Polley and her foundation are firmly
in the spotlight, as everyone waits to see what
they’ll do with the Blue Ribbon Panel’s recommendations on private company accounting standards. PASB, anyone?
Career Highlights: President and chief executive officer, Financial Accounting Foundation, 2008-pres-
ent; executive director of advisory groups, FASB,
1999-2008; controller, FAF, 1990-1999; technical associate, FASB, 1987-1990 ... Senior accountant, Arthur Andersen, 1982-1987.
Other Affiliations: AICPA ... Connecticut Society of
CPAs ... Board, Greater Norwalk Chamber of Commerce; Malta House.
Education: St. Francis College, 1982, BA Accounting
Personal: Born 1960, Brooklyn, N.Y. ... Married ...
President and CEO,
Ohio Society of CPAs
One of the most visible
state society heads on a
variety of local and federal
issues, Price has been a
vocal opponent against IRS overreach and
preparer regulation, and as a member of the
state budget task force, helped pass cost-cut-
ting legislation designed to slash Ohio’s $8
Career Highlights: President and CEO, Ohio Society
of CPAs; various positions, including assistant executive director and public relations director; joined,
1972 ... Information specialist, U.S. Army, 1970-1972.
Account executive, Coastline Advertising Agency,
Other Affiliations: Immediate past chair, American
Society of Association Executives ... Chair, Shared
Services LLC; State Societies Network ... Past chair,
CPA Society Executives Association ... Past chair,
AICPA Accountants Legal Liability Committee; Accounting Careers Committee ... U.S. Chamber of
Commerce Committee of 100 ... Past chair, Associa-tionPAC ... Past president, Ohio Society of Association Executives ... Audit Committee chair, Franklin
Education: Franklin University, 1969, BS Business
Personal: Born 1947, Kansas City, Mo. ... Married to
Vicky ... One son.
President and CEO,
Pryde took over at XBRL
US only last year, but he’s
been involved in the financial data-tagging language for almost a
decade. While his group continues to refine
XBRL itself, he’s already leading the way beyond mere implementation with a recently
announced competition to find new ways to
use it to mine financial data.
Career Highlights: President and CEO, XBRL US,
2010-present; chief standards officer and head of
development, 2007-2010 ... Executive director, Institutional Securities Group, Morgan Stanley, 2004-
2007 ... Partner, risk and advisory services, KPMG,
Other Affiliations: New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants ... Past chair, Domain Steering
Committee, XBRL US.
Education: University of Waikato, New Zealand,
Bachelor of Management Studies.
In the relatively short time
Reid has been in charge,
Intacct has undergone tremendous growth. His rich
resume of leadership at a
variety of technology concerns is testament
to his success, and Reid will likely be the one
to see the cloud-based financial management
and accounting company through to acquisition or public offering.
Career Highlights: CEO, Intacct, 2009-present ...
CEO, LucidEra, 2008-2009 ... Group vice president,
Oracle, 2003-2007 ... CEO, UpShot, 2000-2003 ...
President, Concur Technologies, 1999-2000 ... CEO,
Seeker Software, 1998-1999 ... Vice president, Docu-mentum, 1993-1998 ... Vice president, Octel, 1988-
1993 ... Vice president, NBI, 1983-1988 ... Vice president of sales, marketing and support, Zenith Data
Education: University of Tennessee, 1972, BS Communications.
Personal: Born 1950, Oak Park, Ill. ... Married to
Marsha ... Two children.
Richardson Media &
In the ever-changing business and technology environment for accountants, Richardson’s
knowledge of trends and his prognosticative
abilities remain a constant. He is still a force
at key industry events and looks to remain an
influencer for years to come.
Career Highlights: Managing partner, Richardson
Media & Technologies, 1994-present ... To partner
and national director of technology, Ernst & Young,
Education: University of California at Los Angeles,
1967, MBA; 1966, BS.
Personal: Born 1945, Mason City, Iowa ... Married to
Sandra ... Two children.
Although MNP is not as
well known in the lower
half of the U.S., firms in
the border states are well
aware of its understated
CEO, who has spent the last several years
adding offices and professionals in quietly
building one of the largest chartered accountancy firms in the Great White North.
Career Highlights: Chief executive officer, MNP
LLP; joined, 1978.
Other Affiliations: Past president and council member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta.
Education: University of Manitoba, B Comm.
Personal: Born 1956, Virden, Manitoba ... Married to
Dawna ... Five children.
One of the country’s foremost authorities on the
quantitative metrics of CPA firms, Rosenberg’s annual practice management survey
is the undisputed go-to guide for small-to-midsized practices.
Career Highlights: President, The Rosenberg Associates, 1994-present ... National director of management consulting, PDI, 1988-1994 ... Chief operating
officer, Friedman, Eisenstein, Raemer & Schwartz,
1982-1988 ... Vice president of finance, International
Division, Mark Controls Corp., 1974-1982 ... Senior
auditor, Ernst & Ernst, 1970-1974.
Other Affiliations: Founder and publisher, The Ros
enberg MAP Survey; The Rosenberg Practice Man
agement Monograph Series; The Rosenberg Blog ...
AICPA ... ICPAS ... Founding member, The New Horizons Group ... Leader, two managing partner roundtables — Next Generation Roundtable; IT Roundtable ... Fundraiser, Ron Santo Walk for the Cure for
Education: University of Illinois, 1970, BS Acctg.
Personal: Born 1948, Chicago ... Married to Ellen ...
Two children ... Chicago Cubs fanatic (still).
Blog/ Twitter: http://blog.rosenbergassoc.com /
Even Ryan’s frequent and
always-evolving out-of-of-fice e-mail responses make
you think, which is something she demands of
the audiences she’s undoubtedly left her desk
to engage with about business’ next generation of leaders. Her energetic thoughts about
capitalizing on the innovation of today’s youth
have landed her behind many podiums and
on the byline of copious blog posts.
Career Highlights: Founder and owner, Next Generation Consulting, 1998-present ... Executive director,
Keep Iowa Beautiful, 1998-1999 ... Adjunct professor,
Hamilton College, 1998-1999; contract trainer/high
school coordinator, 1994-1996. ... Future projects
analyst, American Media Inc., 1997-1998 ... School-to-work business coordinator and local partnership
coordinator, Iowa Association of Business and In-dustry/Iowa School to Work Office, 1996-1997.
Other Affiliations: Partner, The Advisory Board ...
Author, Live First, Work Second: Getting Inside the
Head of the Next Generation; The Productivity Path ...
Board member/trustee, Alverno College; U.S. Global
Leadership Council; Greater Madison Chamber of
Education: Drake University, 2004, BA Economics
and International Relations. ... Institute for European Studies, Freiberg, Germany, 1993 ... Budapest
University of Economic Sciences, 1992.
Personal: Born 1972, Green Bay, Wis. ... Partner,
/library/blog / @ngcrebecca
President and CEO,
Sabbatis continues to build
CCH’s offerings, with a
strong focus on “best in
process” solutions and a
new tax unit aimed directly at the needs of
professionals; most recently he beefed up
the company’s already strong sales and use
tax offerings with the acquisition in June of
Career Highlights: President and CEO, CCH North
America, a Wolters Kluwer business, 2010-present;
president, CCH, 2007-2010; executive vice president of sales and marketing, Wolters Kluwer Tax &
Accounting, 2002-2007; vice president of business
development, CCH Tax Compliance, 2002; division
sales manager, CCH Computax, 1981-1992 ... Chief
marketing officer, Advantage MOTI, Datamatics,
2001-2002 ... Vice president of business development
and strategic accounts, Thomson Tax & Accounting,
1998-2001 ... Vice president of sales and consulting,
Education: Cleveland State University, 1981, BBA