Bob Durak is the director of the Center for Plain English Accounting, the American Institute of CPAs’ (AICPA) national accounting and auditing resource center. He has been the AICPA’s director of private company financial reporting, overseeing the development of the Financial Reporting Framework for Small- and Medium-Sized Entities and staffing the profession’s recent Blue Ribbon Panel on private company accounting. In addition, Bob staffed the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Private Company Financial Reporting Committee. Prior to his current position, Bob was the director of the accounting and auditing publications team at the AICPA. Before joining the AICPA, he was a manager at Deloitte & Touche in their auditing practice in New Jersey.