Jay D. Hanson was reappointed to be a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in March 2013. He was appointed to his first term on the PCAOB in January 2011.
Prior to joining the Board, Mr. Hanson spent nearly 32 years at McGladrey & Pullen, LLP, where he worked with a variety of clients ranging from small nonprofit organizations to large multi-national public companies. At the time of his departure, Mr. Hanson was the National Director of Accounting, overseeing the firm's accounting guidance and training practices, as well as leader of the firm's Accounting Standards Group.
Mr. Hanson served as a member of the Emerging Issues Task Force of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) from 2006 to 2011. He also was a member of the Financial Reporting Executive Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) from 2005 to 2011, serving as Chairman from 2008-2011.
Mr. Hanson is a certified public accountant licensed to practice in his home state of Minnesota. He graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, with a B.A. in Business Administration, Accounting and Mathematics.