John B. Veihmeyer
Board of Trustees

John B. Veihmeyer was appointed to the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees in January 2015. His term concludes on December 31, 2019

Mr. Veihmeyer is the retired chairman of KPMG International. In that role, he has advised many of the world’s leading companies on financial reporting, audit quality, risk, governance, educational issues, ethical leadership, and diversity and inclusion. Mr. Veihmeyer also is a nationally-recognized voice on issues of diversity and inclusion; and an expert in creating high-performance cultures and building and directing senior management teams.

Before becoming its chairman, Mr. Veihmeyer held numerous leadership roles at KPMG, including chairman and CEO of KPMG in the United States, deputy U.S. chairman; managing partner of KPMG’s Washington, D.C. operations; and global head of Risk Management and Regulatory.

Mr. Veihmeyer is a member of the board of trustees of the University of Notre Dame, and the board of the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts. He previously served as a member of the board of Catalyst, whose mission is to expand opportunities for women in business, and the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP). Previously, he served as a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Advisory Committee on Smaller Public Companies.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business.