Dennis R. Beresford Named to Accounting Hall of Fame
Williams, Kathy, Strategic Finance
IMA MEMBER AND FORMER FASB CHAIRMAN DENNIS R. BERESFORD HAS BEEN elected to the Accounting Hall of Fame along with Gerald A. Feltham, internationally known accounting theoretician, and the late William J. Vatter, professor and writer on cost accounting and related subjects.
Considered one of the leading experts in accounting standards, Denny Beresford, CMA, CFM, CPA, was chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board from 1987 through June 1997. Before joining the FASB, he was a partner with Ernst & Young, where he originated the firm's financial reporting developments publications and did extensive work in the accounting standards area. Currently, he is the E&Y Executive Professor at the University of Georgia's J.M. Tull School of Accounting. He is active in IMA, Financial Executives International, and other professional and business organizations.
Gerald Feltham is professor of accounting at the University of British Columbia and is one of accounting's distinguished researchers. Some say he is best known for the books Cost Determination: A Conceptual Approach (with Joel Demski) and Economics of Accounting (with P.O. Christensen). Before joining the University of British Columbia in 1971, he was on the accounting faculty at Stanford University. …