Roundtable on Fair Value Accounting Standards
Charles H. Holm
Chief Accountant, Federal Reserve Board's Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation
Charley Holm is the Chief Accountant of the Federal Reserve Board's Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation. In this senior level role, Mr. Holm advises Federal Reserve Governors and the Board on the implications of key accounting and reporting issues facing the financial industry. Mr. Holm oversees the accounting policy and regulatory report functions of the Division. He is the senior Federal Reserve Board policy official responsible for domestic and international accounting, auditing, reporting, disclosure, and related internal control issues affecting the banking industry. Mr. Holm oversees the development of Board positions on major accounting and auditing issues and regulatory reporting proposals affecting the banking industry. Charley regularly interacts with senior representatives from accounting and audit standards setters, bank and securities regulators, the banking industry, and accounting firms. Mr. Holm also serves as the Federal Reserve Board's representative to the Basel Committee's Accounting Task Force. In addition, Charley is a frequent speaker at banking industry conferences. Previously, Charley worked in the Division's Policy Section on regulatory capital and supervisory matters. Prior to coming to the Federal Reserve, Charley worked in the Office of the Chief Accountant as well as the Division of Corporation Finance of the SEC. He also worked for a major public accounting firm as an external auditor. Mr. Holm is a CPA. He has an MBA from the University of Maryland and a BS in Accounting from Villanova University.