Billy M. Atkinson CPA

Private Company Council Chairman, FASB

Billy Atkinson, CPA, chairs the Private Company Council (PCC), which was established by the Financial Accounting Foundation in 2012 to work with the FASB to determine whether and when to modify U.S. GAAP for private companies. Billy has over 39 years of public accounting experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he was an audit and risk management partner in Houston for 29 years. He currently serves as an appointed board member and chairman of the Texas Public Finance Authority, which issues State supported debt to finance legislatively approved projects and facilities.