Jim Lanzarotta, CPA

Title: 
Partner
Organization: 
Moss Adams LLP
Bio: 

Jim has been in public accounting since 1984 and specializes in providing audit, accounting, and consulting services to governmental entities, including state agencies, counties, cities, universities and their foundations, port and transportation authorities, and water, sewer, and other special districts.

Jim is currently the AICPA appointed member of the Financial Accounting Foundation’s Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council, a group of leaders responsible for advising GASB on issues related to the financial accounting and reporting by state and local governments. Previously, Jim served for three years on GASB's Comprehensive Implementation Guide Advisory Committee and for six years on the AICPA's State and Local Government Expert Panel, serving as its chair for a three-year term that ended in 2012. Jim is also a nationally recognized and sought-after speaker for organizations such as the AICPA, the Government Finance Officers Association, and the National Association of College and University Business Officers, as well as state CPA societies.