O’Dell to Chair Private Company Financial Reporting Committee


Judith H. O’Dell, CPA, was named chair of the Private Company Financial Reporting Committee in December. The committee is expected to meet for the first time this spring.

O’Dell, who was a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation, which oversees both FASB and GASB, serves as a principal and CFO of a family-owned enterprise specializing in real estate development and construction, and of a hotel and restaurant business.

O’Dell also operates her own business valuation and litigation support practice. She was formerly managing shareholder of a Pennsylvania-based accounting firm.

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