Tag Archives: Colleen Conrad

NASBA Urges DOL to Report to Boards

State Board Report May 2015 Talks with leaders of the Department of Labor and NASBA Executive Vice President Colleen K. Conrad and NASBA Chief Legal Officer Maria-Lisa Caldwell have been moving forward to have the DOL provide referrals of inadequate employee benefits plan audits performed by CPAs sent to the State Boards of Accountancy at…

VP/COO Conrad Selected for FASAC

State Board Report December 2013 The Financial Accounting Foundation has chosen NASBA Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Colleen K. Conrad, CPA, to be a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC) beginning on January 1, 2014. FASAC’s primary function is to advise the Financial Accounting Standards Board on issues related to…

Conrad and Mills Focus on Practice Analysis

State Board Report November 2013 The Board of Examiners has commenced working on its periodic practice analysis to culminate in a new version of the Uniform CPA Examination in 2017, explained NASBA Executive Vice President Colleen Conrad and AICPA Vice President Craig Mills at the Annual Meeting. Though the analysis will help the Board of…

Conrad Appointed to Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council

November 25, 2013 The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) has appointed 10 new members to the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC). The FASAC is responsible for advising the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) on strategic issues, project priorities, and other matters that affect accounting standard setting. The new members will…

U.S. CPA License Increases International Employment Options for Japanese Accountants

TOKYO, NEW YORK, and NASHVILLE (January 25, 2013) – A recent American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) survey of Japanese U.S. CPA candidates showed that improving skills (68.2%) and expanding career options (64.2%) were the main motivating factors for taking the Uniform CPA Exam and becoming licensed U.S.…

Conrad Visits Japan to Discuss CPA Credential, Exam

November 7, 2012 On Nov. 7, NASBA Executive Vice President and COO, Colleen Conrad, CPA, visited Japan to further strengthen relations with key stakeholders including: Prometric, review course providers, members of the press, as well as reach out to candidates about the opportunities provided by the U.S. CPA credential and to raise awareness of both…

NASBA Evaluation Service Launched

State Board Report May 2012 Responding to a request received from many State Boards, NASBA has started its International Transcript Evaluation Service. NASBA Executive Vice President Colleen Conrad announced at the Board of Directors' meeting that James Suh, NASBA Director of Continuous Improvement & Analysis, will be director of the operation with Brentni Henderson-King having…

Transition Underway at NASBA

By Michael Cohn, Accounting Today June 14, 2011 RubinBrown partner Colleen Conrad was named last week to succeed Ken Bishop as chief operating officer at the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. Bishop is stepping into the role of longtime NASBA president and CEO David Costello. Costello has held that role since 1994, but…

NASBA Announces Addition to Executive Leadership Team

25-Year Accounting Veteran Joins NASBA as Chief Operating Officer NASHVILLE, TN (June 9, 2011) –The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), an association dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of the country’s 55 state boards of accountancy, has today named Colleen K. Conrad, CPA, as its incoming Chief Operating Officer (COO).  She will join…

NASBA Appoints Conrad as New COO

By Bill Carlino Accounting Today The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy named RubinBrown partner Colleen K. Conrad as its chief operating officer, effective Jan. 1, 2012. She will succeed Ken Bishop as COO as part of a executive succession plan as Bishop will become president and chief executive of the organization following the…