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Alison T. Spivey BBA '93
Ernst &Young LLP

Alison Spivey is a partner in Ernst & Young LLP's Professional Practice Group. She is responsible for leading a team responsible for consulting with engagement teams on technical accounting and reporting matters, monitoring activities of standard-setting bodies, drafting firm materials related to new and existing accounting pronouncements and leading professional education courses, primarily in revenue recognition and earnings per share. Currently, she is a member of the IASB/ FASB Joint Transition Resource Group for Revenue Recognition.

Prior to joining EY, Alison spent over four years in the Office of the Chief Accountant of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. As an Associate Chief Accounting, her responsibilities included working with public registrants on accounting and reporting matters, acting as a liaison with professional accounting standard-setting bodies, and participating in the development of the Commission staff's guidance and rule proposals under Federal Securities laws. Alison consulted with registrants on technical accounting matters and was a co-author of Staff Accounting Bulletin No. 107, Share-Based Payment.