Retired Vice Chairman
Bank of America
Charles H. Noski was appointed chairman of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees effective as of January 1, 2016.
Charles H. Noski retired as vice chairman of Bank of America Corporation in 2012, after serving as the corporation’s executive vice president and chief financial officer. He joined Bank of America in 2010, following the onset of the financial crisis.
Presently, he serves as a member of the board of directors and chair of the audit committees of Avon Products, Inc. and Microsoft Corporation, and as a director of The Priceline Group Inc., and the National Association of Corporate Directors. Previously, Mr. Noski served on the boards of directors of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Automatic Data Processing, Inc., Avery Dennison Corporation, and Morgan Stanley.
State of Georgia
W. Daniel Ebersole was appointed to the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees in January 2012 and appointed as vice chair effective as of January 1, 2016. Mr. Ebersole serves as vice chair of the FAF’s Executive Committee.
Prior to joining the Board of Trustees, Mr. Ebersole enjoyed a distinguished 30-year career with the state of Georgia, where he served in a number of leadership positions. Prior to his most recent position as senior advisor to the lieutenant governor, he was the state treasurer, where he was responsible for the receipt, investment, accounting, and disbursement of state general, trust and custodial funds, and certain federal funds. He served on the Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission, the State Properties Commission, the Georgia Building Authority, and the Sheriffs’ Retirement Fund, and was a member of the boards of the $63 billion Teacher’s and Employees’ Retirement Systems and chair of their Investment committees.
Former Senior Managing Director
Ann Marie Petach serves on the board of the BlackRock Institutional Trust Company. Ms. Petach served as senior managing director of BlackRock Solutions through December 31, 2014. Prior to joining the BlackRock Solutions group, she was the chief financial officer of BlackRock. Ms. Petach joined the FAF Board of Trustees in October 2012.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2007, Ms. Petach was vice president, treasurer at the Ford Motor Company. She began her career in 1984 at Ford, where her responsibilities were global and included pension asset management, actuarial studies, banking, funding for Ford and Ford Credit, and risk management.
Teresa S. Polley was appointed president of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) in May 2008, and was subsequently promoted to the role of President and chief executive officer in 2010. She brings over 20 years of experience with FAF and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) to the position.
Prior to her appointment, Ms. Polley served as executive director of Advisory Groups for the FASB. In this role, she was primary liaison between the Board and its constituent organizations that provide input into its decision-making processes.
Mary P. Crotty was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Financial Accounting Foundation in November 2014. In this role, Ms. Crotty manages the Foundation’s business operations, including technology, finance, publications, and other key business activities. She brings to her role an extensive background in corporate operations and governance.
Ms. Crotty joined the FAF team from Bank of America, where she was a managing director and, for four years, leader of the Corporate Compliance and Regulatory Relations groups. Prior to that, she held a variety of roles, including global compliance risk chief operating officer and business support executive in Global Markets and Global Research.
Mr. Auchincloss was appointed vice president, general counsel, and assistant secretary by the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) in May 2016. In this role, Mr. Auchincloss has overall responsibility for the FAF’s legal and compliance functions and will provide strategic legal advice and guidance to the FAF, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
Mr. Auchincloss has deep experience with nonprofit governance, tax, and regulatory issues. Prior to joining the FAF, he served as general counsel and secretary for Commonfund, a private, nonprofit asset management firm.