Officers

 
Charles H. Noski, Chairman
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. His second term concludes on December 31, 2019.

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 Booking Holdings Inc., and Microsoft Corporation, and was elected to the board of directors of Wells Fargo & Company in June 2019. Previously, Mr. Noski served on the boards of directors of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc., Automatic Data Processing, Inc., Avery Dennison Corporation, Avon Products, Inc., Morgan Stanley, and the National Association of Corporate Directors.

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Diane M. Rubin, Vice Chair
Retired Audit Partner and Quality Control Partner
Novogradac & Company LLP

Diane M. Rubin joined the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees in January 2016, and was appointed vice chairman effective January 1, 2019. Her term concludes on December 31, 2020.

Ms. Rubin is a retired audit partner and quality control partner with Novogradac & Company LLP, a national public accounting firm with a large roster of private company clients. Novogradac provides a full spectrum of audit, tax, valuation, and other services, with a focus on affordable housing, community development, and renewable energy fields.

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Christine M. Cumming, Secretary and Treasurer
Retired First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Christine M. Cumming, Ph.D. joined the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees in January 2016 and serves as secretary and treasurer. Her term concludes on December 31, 2020.

Dr. Cumming is a retired first vice president and chief operating officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. She served in various leadership roles with the bank from 1979 to 2015.

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John W. Auchincloss, Acting President

Mr Auchincloss was appointed acting president in May 2019. Mr. Auchincloss was previously 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.

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Mary P. Crotty, Chief Operating Officer

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.

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