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The Center for Financial and Accounting Literacy provides plain-English communications for users of financial statements, including investors, analysts, and boards of directors. The primary focus is on insights, explanations and advice about accounting, analytics, governance and technology.  


Rosemary Schlank is the founding director of the Center for Financial and Accounting Literacy. She is a CPA with broad knowledge of accounting, auditing, corporate governance, and related fields. She has many years of experience in researching and writing about matters of interest to the accounting profession.


Her experience includes twelve years as a manager/associate director in the National Accounting, Auditing and SEC Department of Price Waterhouse and its successor firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, as well as six years as a senior manager/director in the National Accounting and National Assurance Departments of BDO Seidman, LLP.


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