The 2018 Speakers

Richard F. Larkin

Assurance Director
8401 Greensboro Drive, #800
McLean, VA 22102

Mr. Larkin is Technical Director for Not-for-Profit accounting and auditing for the Institute for Nonprofit Excellence in the Washington, D.C. area office of BDO USA, LLP.  Previously Dick was Technical Director in the Not-for-Profit Industry Services Group in the national office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, with responsibility for assisting firm partners and staff worldwide with accounting and auditing issues involving not-for-profit organizations.  He is a certified public accountant with over forty-five years of experience serving a wide variety of not-for-profit organizations as independent accountant, board member, treasurer, and consultant.  He teaches, speaks and writes extensively on not-for-profit industry matters and is active in many professional and industry organizations.  

Professional memberships have included the Financial Accounting Standards Board Not-for-Profit Advisory Task Force, the AICPA Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee (three terms), the Evangelical Joint Accounting Committee, and the AICPA Not-for-Profit Audit Guide Task Force (chair).  He has been a member of the governing boards of several not-for-profit organizations, including Children’s Hospice International, the Grass Foundation, and the Washington Cathedral Choral Society (also a singing member of the chorus).  He is a co-author of the fourth, fifth, and sixth editions of Financial and Accounting Guide for Not-for-Profit Organizations, author of the first edition of Financial Statement Presentation and Disclosure Practices for Not-for-Profit Organizations (published by the AICPA), the 1998 - 2015 editions of Not-for-Profit GAAP, as well as numerous articles.  

Richard has received Lifetime Achievement Awards from the AICPA and the Greater Washington Society of CPAs.  He is an adjunct professor of not-for-profit management at Georgetown University, and as a member of the Peace Corps taught business administration at Haile Sellassie I University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


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