Instructor Biography

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Chuck Landes, CPA

Charles E. Landes (Chuck) is a Vice President with the AICPA. Chuck directs the technical activities of the AICPA’s Audit and Attest Standards Team, which is responsible for the technical activities of the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) and the Accounting and Review Services Committee (ARSC). He is also responsible for overseeing the activities of the AICPA’s Accounting and Financial Reporting team, the Business Reporting Assurance & Advisory Services team and Hotline team. Team members help committees draft and deliberate authoritative professional standards and interpretations. Team members also develop non-authoritative professional guidance such as Technical Practice Aids and other forms of guidance on emerging issues. Chuck also serves as the AICPA’s representative to the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO).

Chuck is a former member of the Auditing Standards Board of the AICPA and was a member of the Audit Issues Task Force. He is a former chair of the AICPA's Peer Review Committee of the Private Companies Practice Section of the AICPA. He also served on the SEC Practice Section peer review committee as well as the AICPA Peer Review Board. Additionally, he is a past member of the board of directors of the Ohio Society of CPAs.

Prior to joining the AICPA in October 2000, Chuck served as partner in charge of the accounting and auditing practice of Barnes, Dennig & Co. a large local firm located in Cincinnati, Ohio. He began his public accounting experience with Ernst & Whinney (now known as Ernst & Young) and was also a member of KMG Main Hurdman.

Chuck is a graduate of Miami University with a B.S. in accounting. He received his M.B.A. from Bowling Green State University.