DHG’s Jeff Rapaglia Appointed to the AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board

Charlotte, N.C., April 22, 2022DHG is pleased to share Jeff Rapaglia, a Partner in the firm’s Professional Standards Group, has been appointed to the AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board (ASB), effective May 19, 2022.  The ASB is the senior committee of the AICPA designated to issue auditing, attestation, and quality control standards applicable to the performance and issuance of audit and attestation reports for non-issuers. In this role, Jeff will assist the ASB’s development of performance, reporting and quality control standards for auditors of non-issuers to provide quality audits.

“At DHG, we aim to not only give back to our people and our clients, but also advance the greater industries and professions we serve. This is a pivotal time for the industry as we are seeing more automation and innovation with technology, greater consolidation, and expanded emphasis on transparent company reporting, such as ESG reporting, all of which impact auditing standards and regulations. Jeff’s extensive experience in audit methodology and standards has greatly benefited our firm’s policies and practices and I look forward to seeing Jeff work with the ASB to help spearhead quality and innovation,” commented Matt Snow, CEO and AICPA Board member.

Jeff is the Director of SEC Services within DHG’s Professional Standards Group. With more than 20 years of experience, he is responsible for evaluating and enhancing the firm’s public company practice audit methodology, fostering compliance with emerging issues impacting DHG’s public company clients, and serving as a technical resource for the firm regarding SEC, PCAOB and other public company matters. Jeff has previously served as the Technical Director of Professional Practice for the CAQ and as a Senior Manager for the PCAOB.

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DHG and BKD have agreed to merge to create a new, Top-10, national professional services firm with $1.4 billion in revenue, effective June 1, 2022. With complementary operations, geographies and nearly two centuries of legacy service between them, the two firms together will operate under a new firm name that will be announced at a later date. To learn more, visit dhg.com.

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Jeff Rapaglia
Partner and Director of SEC Services
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