Ricky Perry CGFM, CPA

Assistant Director, FASAB

Alan is an assistant director with the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board. In this role, he manages Board projects on lease accounting and implementation, along with research and technical assistance assignments covering areas such as federal revenues and financing sources, and accounting changes and error corrections. He serves as the staff liaison to the Accounting and Auditing Policy Committee—a permanent committee under the supervision of the Board that develops and recommends implementation guidance solutions. Prior to joining the Board’s staff in 2019, Alan worked at the Government Accountability Office, where he managed federal financial audits, audited certain federal disaster relief and tax credit programs, and assessed government-wide payment integrity processes and strategies. While with GAO, Alan detailed with the Board, managing its tax expenditures project and supporting education and outreach efforts. Alan is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of North Carolina and a Certified Government Financial Manager. He is an active member of AGA, serving as a Board member for the Certificate of Excellence in Accountability Reporting program. He holds a master’s degree in accounting from North Carolina State University. In his free time, Alan plays squash, follows jam bands around the southeast and mid-Atlantic, and is an active member of his church. Alan and his wife, Erica, reside in Washington, D.C.