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Speaker

Russell Golden, CPA

Russell Golden began his term as the seventh chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on July 1, 2013. Mr. Golden brings to his role deep experience in technical accounting issues. From 2008 to September 2010, he was Technical Director of the FASB, overseeing FASB staff work on accounting standards and technical application and implementation activities. He also chaired the FASB’s Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF).

 

Previously, Mr. Golden was Director of Technical Application and Implementation Activities for the FASB. Appointed to that position in July 2007, he managed FASB activities relating to the application and implementation of accounting standards and other Board pronouncements. From 2004 until 2007, Mr. Golden served as a Senior Technical Advisor to the Board.

 

Before joining the FASB staff, Mr. Golden was a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP in the National Office Accounting Services department. In that role, he was responsible for providing timely and accurate accounting consultations to partners and clients throughout the United States and around the world.

 

Mr. Golden earned his Bachelor’s degree from Washington State University. He is a licensed CPA in the state of Connecticut.