CPA Association President to present Southeastern's Business Ethics Lecture
by: Rene Abadie
HAMMOND – The head of the American Institute of CPAs will present the annual Southeastern Louisiana University College of Business Ethics Lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday (April 30).
Bill Balhoff, managing director and chief executive officer at Postlethwaite Postlethwaite & Netterville, will present the lecture, titled Professionalism – Quality – Integrity, at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre. The free lecture is open to the general public.
Last year, Balhoff was elected chairman of the board of the AICPA, the world's largest member organization representing the accounting profession. He joined the Baton Rouge firm Postlethwaite & Netterville in 1976, shortly after graduating from LSU. The company then had 22 employees and has grown into a Top 100 firm with more than 600 staff members.
He also is a graduate of the National Banking School at the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce.
Balhoff has a lengthy service record to the AICPA, having served as vice chair and a past Executive Committee chair of the AICPA Private Companies Practice Section, which focuses on practice management. From 2003-2004 and again from 2008-2009, he served as a member-at-large of the AICPA'S Governing Council. From 2005-2007 he was a member of the organization's Board of Directors.
For more information on the lecture, contact the College of Business at 985-549-2258.