Lawrence Salva joined the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees on January 1, 2020. His term concludes on December 31, 2024.
Mr. Salva retired from the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of Comcast Corporation in 2017 and subsequently served as Senior Advisor to the Chief Financial Officer of Comcast until June 2018. He led the company’s Disclosure and Enterprise Risk Management committees and served on the Compliance and Employee Benefits Investment committees.
Mr. Salva served on the Financial Executives International Committee on Corporate Reporting from 2002 through 2017 and served as its Chairman from 2005 through 2007. He has served on the Standing Advisory Group of the PCAOB (2008-2011) and on the EITF of the FASB (2012-2016).
Prior to joining Comcast in January 2000, Mr. Salva was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers for over twelve years, where he held various positions. He was named the national technical accounting consulting partner and regional risk management partner for PwC’s Southeast Region following the merger of Coopers & Lybrand and Pricewaterhouse. He also served as a Professional Accounting Fellow with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission’s Office of the Chief Accountant. Larry graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rowan University with a BA in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.
Mr. Salva has served as a Trustee of the Board of Rowan University since 2012 and is currently Secretary of the Board and Chair of its Audit Committee. He also serves on the Board of a non-profit organization focused upon the conservation of open space and the preservation of historical and cultural heritage in the urban environs of parts of Philadelphia.