Prior to her promotion to an assistant technical director, Ms. Manders served as the primary administrator for the activities of FASAC (the FASB’s primary advisory group, which was formed in 1973) and other FASB standing advisory groups, including the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC), the Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), and the Small Business Advisory Committee (SBAC). Before her involvement with the FASB advisory groups, Ms. Manders was a project manager for the FASB. Ms. Manders joined the FASB staff in May 2001 and has primarily worked on the FASB’s projects on business combinations, mergers and acquisitions by a not-for-profit organization, income taxes, and revenue recognition.
Ms. Manders previously worked for Ernst & Young in Stamford, Connecticut where she was a senior auditor in the Assurance and Advisory Business Services Department.
A New England native, Ms. Manders received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a concentration in accounting, from Bryant College (now Bryant University) in Rhode Island.
Ms. Manders is a CPA in the state of Connecticut.