AICPA/FAF/NASBA “Blue-Ribbon Panel” on Standard Setting for Private Companies

Billy Atkinson

Board Chair, NASBA

Billy Atkinson is NASBA's chairman for 2009-10. Mr. Atkinson has been a member of the NASBA board since 2004 and has served on, or chaired, many of its committees. Appointed to the Texas State Board of Accountancy in 1999, Mr. Atkinson served as the Texas Board's presiding officer from 2003-2005. Mr. Atkinson joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1972 and has been an audit partner since 1982 in the Houston office where he currently serves as a risk management partner and serves clients in his firm's Private Company Services unit. He also served as a member of the AICPA Council from 2003-2006 and has had many leadership roles in the Texas Society of CPA's.