News Release 05/15/18

FASB Names New Members to Its Investor Advisory Committee


Norwalk, CT, May 15, 2018—The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today announced the appointment of three new members to its Investor Advisory Committee (IAC).

The IAC is a standing committee that works closely with the FASB in an advisory capacity. It helps ensure that investor perspectives are effectively communicated to the FASB on a timely basis in connection with the development of financial accounting and reporting standards.
The new members of the IAC are:
  • Janet Pegg, Senior Analyst, Zion Research Group 
  • Yoni Engelhart, Partner, Schilit Forensics
  • Brian Kleinhanzl, Managing Director, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. 
“Janet Pegg, Yoni Engelhart, and Brian Kleinhanzl bring to the IAC diverse investor perspectives that will enhance the FASB’s understanding of how effectively our decisions provide relevant information to financial statement users,” stated FASB Chairman Russell G. Golden. “On behalf of the FASB, I am pleased to welcome them to their new roles.”

For more information about the IAC and its activities, visit www.fasb.org.

About the Financial Accounting Standards Board

Established in 1973, the FASB is the independent, private-sector organization, based in Norwalk, Connecticut, that establishes financial accounting and reporting standards for public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations that follow Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The FASB is recognized by the Securities and Exchange Commission as the designated accounting standard setter for public companies. FASB standards are recognized as authoritative by many other organizations, including state Boards of Accountancy and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). The FASB develops and issues financial accounting standards through a transparent and inclusive process intended to promote financial reporting that provides useful information to investors and others who use financial reports. The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) supports and oversees the FASB. For more information, visit www.fasb.org.