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Apr 4, 2017 2017-04 Accountancy Alumni

Alumnus appointed Deputy Chief Accountant for U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced the appointment of College of Business alumnus Sagar S. Teotia '99 as a Deputy Chief Accountant in the agency's Office of the Chief Accountant. As Deputy Chief Accountant, Mr. Teotia will lead the activities of the office's accounting group, which includes understanding investor and other perspectives on accounting matters and consulting with public companies, auditors, and divisions and offices within the SEC, on the application of accounting standards and financial disclosure requirements. Mr. Teotia will also assist the office in discharging the Commission's oversight of standard setting bodies such as the Financial Accounting Standards Board. "I am honored to have this opportunity to return to work at the Commission and serve with the talented and highly dedicated team in the Office of the Chief Accountant on behalf of investors," said Mr. Teotia. Mr. Teotia joins the SEC with approximately 18 years of professional experience that includes expertise in regulatory matters, technical accounting, and mergers and acquisitions. He joins the SEC from Deloitte & Touche LLP's National Office Accounting Consultation Group in Chicago, where he was a partner. Mr. Teotia received an accounting degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is licensed to practice as a certified public accountant in Illinois. Read more at: 90