David A. Vaudt
David A. Vaudt was named chairman of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) effective July 1, 2013. Mr. Vaudt came to the GASB after serving the previous 10 years as Iowa’s elected state auditor. Prior to his election, Mr. Vaudt worked for 25 years in the Des Moines, Iowa, office of KPMG LLP, including 13 years as an audit partner.
Mr. Vaudt has served as president of the National State Auditors Association, chair of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, and chair of the Iowa Accountancy Examining Board. He also served on the boards of numerous nonprofit service organizations in Iowa.
Mr. Vaudt, a graduate of Upper Iowa University, is a Certified Public Accountant.