Balhoff Elected as New Chair of AICPA

The AICPA has selected William E. Balhoff, MP and CEO of the Baton Rouge, La.-based Postlethwaite & Netterville (FY13 net revenue of $47.1 million), as the new chair of the AICPA’s board of directors.

Balhoff plans to establish a new Center for Plain English Accounting during his tenure as chairman, he said during his acceptance speech. Balhoff was elected to the one-year post Oct. 22 by the AICPA’s Council at the close of its Fall Meeting of Council in Los Angeles. Tommye Barie, a partner with Atlanta, Ga.-based Mauldin & Jenkins (FY13 net revenue of $38.8 million), was voted vice chair.