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John Donohue
SEC Practice Leader


John works with public and private company audit clients, in addition to consulting with clients and engagement teams on a variety of technical auditing and accounting matters. In 2012 he completed a two-year fellowship in the Office of the Chief Accountant of the SEC, where his responsibilities included consulting on technical accounting matters and monitoring the FASB’s standard-setting projects. While at the SEC, John also participated in the staff’s IFRS Work Plan, presented to the AICPA Banking Conference, and consulted with other regulators on a variety of topics. Prior to his fellowship at the SEC, John spent eight years in the Portland office of Moss Adams, auditing public and private companies in a variety of industries.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Getting Merger and Acquisition Accounting Right
    Moss Adams 13th Annual Community Banking Conference (October 2013)
  • SEC Corporate Finance Update
    AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions (September 2011)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BBA, accounting, Gonzaga University

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