Country: United States
William Balhoff joined the IFAC Board in November 2015. He was nominated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Mr. Balhoff is Managing Director and CEO of Postlethwaite & Netterville, APAC (P&N), a US accounting and consulting firm. He joined the firm in 1976 and was named a Director in 1986. For more than 38 years, Mr. Balhoff has been instrumental in helping P&N grow into one of Louisiana’s largest accounting firms.
He currently serves as Immediate Past Chair of the AICPA’s Board of Directors. Mr. Balhoff has been named among the Top 100 Most Influential People in the accounting profession by both Accounting Today and CPA Magazine and served as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council. In 2014 he was named Baton Rouge Businessperson of the Year.
Mr. Balhoff has served on the Special Committee on State Regulation regarding the effects of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and has testified before the US Senate Banking Subcommittee. He also served as Chair of the AICPA’s PCPS Executive Committee and has volunteered for numerous civic organizations.