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Financial accounting and reporting standards lecture

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Start Date:  September 20, 2012

Sponsored by the Saint Francis University School of Business.

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Ms. Teresa Polley, a 1982 summa cum laude graduate of Saint Francis, and president and chief executive officer of the Financial Accounting Foundation, will present “Financial Accounting and Reporting Standards: Changes and Challenges in Today’s Complex World” at Saint Francis University, as part of the Dr. Albert A. Zanzuccki Endowed Chair lecture series. She will present on Thursday, September 20, from 6:30 -8 p.m. in the John F. Kennedy Auditorium.

Polley leads a varied career in the finance industry. She joined the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) as a technical associate and progressed through the firm, being instrumental in the administration and operation of its emerging issues task force. She was also a senior accountant with Arthur Andersen Company, where she handled financial statements, consolidations, SEC filings and internal control evaluations. She also guided manufacturing, electronics, mining, banking and trust services clients on financial options.

She presently leads the Financial Accounting Foundation and is active in her field and the community. She is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania, a member in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ACICPA) and a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants. She serves on the boards of directors of the Greater Norwalk Chamber of Commerce in Connecticut and the Malta House, a shelter serving homeless women and their newborns.

The Dr. Albert A. Zanzuccki Endowed Chair was established by John and Sheila Connors to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary teaching and administrative career of Dr. Albert A. Zanzuccki, a legendary accounting professor and past business administration department chairman at Saint Francis University. Dr. Zanzuccki’s career at Saint Francis University spans 66 years.

The event is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, call 814-472-3087 or email jsemko@francis.edu.

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