THOMAS J. GROSKOPF, CPA, CVA, MBA
Tom is a nationally recognized authority on accounting and auditing topics. He has been selected by his peers to serve on numerous national and international standard-setting committees, and he provides leadership and counsel for Barnes Dennig's accounting and audit practice.
Tom was recently appointed to the inaugural Private Company Council, which will work with the Financial Accounting Standards Board to determine if and how U.S. GAAP should be adapted for private companies. He also serves on the International Financial Reporting Standards' Small- and Medium-sized Entity Implementation Group, which gives him a front-row seat to the ongoing efforts to merge national and international accounting standards.
Tom previously served on the advisory-only FASB Private Company Financial Reporting Committee, and he served a three-year term on the AICPA's Technical Issues Committee.
He has spoken at national events including the AICPA National Advanced Accounting and Auditing Technical Symposium (NAAATS), PKF Summit, AICPA/IFRS Foundation Conference on IFRS, and AICPA Fair Value Conference. In addition, he has been quoted in numerous local and national publications, and he has been asked by numerous attorneys to testify as an expert witness in accounting-related cases.
Tom is a summa cum laude graduate of Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance with High Honor from Xavier University.
Xavier University has appointed him a member of its Accounting Department's Board of Executive Advisors. In addition be being a CPA, he holds the designation of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).