Chris Leach is currently Accounting Policy Analyst at NACUBO. Prior to that, he served for almost 20 years in associate vice president and controller positions at both Texas A&M University-San Antonio and Washburn University. Chris also has extensive experience in the private sector. He was Assistant Vice President for Strategic Planning & Analysis at Security Benefit Group, a financial services company based in Topeka, KS. He began his professional career in the audit practice of Deloitte & Touche in Baton Rouge, LA. Chris left Deloitte in 1994 as an audit senior manager after time in the firm's National Office and its Columbus, OH office. Chris received both his Bachelor of Professional Accountancy and Master of Professional Accountancy degrees from Mississippi State University. He holds CPA certificates in Mississippi (licensed), Louisiana (inactive), and Ohio (inactive). He and his family live in Columbus, MS.