Risks Confronting Boards 2016 - Biographies | About EisnerAmper
Chief Risk Officer
Peter Bible is EisnerAmper LLP's chief risk officer. He works closely with EisnerAmper's Professional Practice Group to ensure its compliance with the quality-control policies of the firm's Audit and Assurance practice. Prior to joining EisnerAmper, he served as chief accounting officer for General Motors Corp. Bible has held worldwide accounting responsibility for two Fortune-sized corporations and served as audit partner for Deloitte and Touche's New York office, where he also was deputy professional practice director for the Northeast Region. Bible has chaired the Task Force on Business Combinations for Financial Executives International and served as a member of the Joint International Group of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board. He also has served on the SEC Regulations Committee of the Center for Audit Quality and now currently serves on the Professional Practice Committee. view full bio
Firmwide Audit and Assurance Practice
Neal Godt is an audit partner with EisnerAmper LLP and co-leader of the firm's Audit and Assurance Services practice. Godt also heads the firm's Manufacturing and Distribution Group. He has more than 30 years of public accounting experience. Among the industry sectors he serves are technology, manufacturing and distribution, software, and service-related companies. Godt has assisted his publicly held clients with all aspects of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reporting, compliance, and filings. He has helped clients with transactions such as IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, private placements, debt financings, and 144A debt offerings, and with due diligence engagements, arbitration and litigation support, and technical consultations (for non-attest clients). Prior to joining EisnerAmper, Godt was an audit partner at a Big 4 accounting firm. view full bio
Partner-in-Charge of New York Commercial Audit and Assurance Practice
Steven Kreit is an audit partner with EisnerAmper LLP and the partner in charge of the firm's New York Commercial Audit and Assurance practice, as well as of EisnerAmper's Life Sciences and Technology groups in New York. Prior to joining the firm, he was with a Big 4 accounting firm. He serves on the board and executive committee of a not-for-profit entity, currently holding the role of treasurer. Kreit spearheads EisnerAmper's annual research report, Concerns About Risks Confronting Boards, which is broadly acknowledged by major media and financial outlets, as well as by organizations focused on the issues of risk and reputation. His analysis of accounting- and risk-related topics is regularly quoted in professional publications, and he is a sought-after speaker at life sciences and technology conferences. view full bio
EisnerAmper is one of the premier full-service accounting firms in the nation and serves clients around the globe. The firm is also one of the nation's leading auditors of SEC registrants and maintains one of the largest public company practices of any independent firm, providing services such as audit, tax, internal audit, pension audit, and/or consulting to more than 200 public companies. With nearly 1,400 employees, including 180 partners, the firm provides services to diverse enterprises including sophisticated financial institutions, global public corporations, and middle-market companies as well as family offices, not-for-profit organizations, and entrepreneurial ventures across a variety of industries.
EisnerAmper's knowledge of the capital markets helps clients seeking advice on issues such as mergers and acquisitions, debt financing, IPOs, due diligence, valuation, international expansion and restructuring. The firm provides a comprehensive set of services to high net worth individuals and families, including tax planning and compliance, investment planning, international wealth advisory services, risk management, trusts and estate planning, cash flow and asset protection planning.
EisnerAmper professionals have significant breadth and depth of knowledge in key service areas including consulting services including internal audit, risk management, information technology and compliance. Other primary service lines include business and asset valuation, international tax, benefit plan audit, litigation and forensic accounting, bankruptcy and insolvency and royalty audit.
EisnerAmper has deep expertise providing audit, tax and advisory services to clients in major industry groups including life sciences, clean tech, technology, digital media, sports and entertainment, health care, real estate, construction, not-for-profit, manufacturing, automotive, distribution and retail.
Through various avenues, such as EisnerAmper Cares, the Women of EisnerAmper and employee affinity groups, EisnerAmper employees are encouraged and supported to make a difference through volunteer projects and community service.
Concerns About Risks Confronting Boards - 2016 Survey Results