The Regular Director Nominees profiled below who are elected by XBRL US Organizational Members are expected to join the following Founding Member Directors as part of the XBRL US Board of Directors: Barry Melancon – President and CEO, AICPA; Jeffrey Naumann – Managing Director, Deloitte; Lauren Alexander – Partner, National Professional Practice Group, Ernst & Young, LLP; Landon Westerlund – Partner, Audit, KPMG; and Kathleen K. Healy – Managing Director, Assurance, PwC.
About the 2023 Regular Director Nominees
- Episcopal High School, Diploma, 1958-1962
- University of Virginia, BA, 1962 – 1966
- Wharton School of Finance, MBA, 1966 -1968
- Chairman, Princeton Capital Management, LLC 2011 – present
- Vice-Chairman, Gentag, Inc. 2011 – 2022
- Pipeline Financial Group, Inc., Chairman, 2003 – 2011
- NASDAQ Stock Market Inc., President, Vice Chairman, 1996-2003
- Alex Brown & Sons, General Partner, Managing Director, 1972-1996. (CEO of Rabbit Software (a public company) from 1989 to 1991, while on leave of absence from Alex Brown & Sons.)
- United States Air Force, 1968 – 1972, Captain. USAFR 1978- 1980, Major
- National Infrastructure Advisory Council, Member, Vice Chair and Acting Chair, 2001 – December 31, 2011.
- DHS Homeland Security Advisory Council, ex-officio by virtue of NIAC role
- City of New York: Financial Industry Advisory Committee, 2009 – present
- National Medal of Technology and Innovation, Evaluator and then Vice Chair of Evaluation Committee, 2004 +/- – 2010.
- US Department of the Army, Chief of Staff’s working group on what it means to be an educated individual in the twenty first century, 2009 – 2010.
- US Department of Homeland Security: Homeland Security Advisory System Working Group, 2009
- Bi-Partisan Homeland Security Transition Panel, 2008 -2009
- US Department of Energy: Task Force on the Future of Science, Sub Committee on Big Science, 2001 +/-.
- US Department of Education: Task Force on Mathematics, 2007+/-.
- National Academies: Committee on Scientific Communications and National Security; Committee on Science, Security and Prosperity, 2006 – 2009+/-
- National Science Foundation, Public Affairs Advisory Group, 1997- 1999 +/-.
- State of Maryland, Coastal Resources Advisory Council, Baltimore citizen representative, 1975 – 1977 +/-.
- United States Navy, All Flag meeting, keynote address, about 2000
- Joint Economic Committee of the Congress, about 1997
- House Committee on Education, about 1999
- House Committee on Homeland Security, about 2009
- Black Congressional Caucus (keynote address, not testimony), about 1998
BOARD SEATS – NON PROFIT- CURRENT
- Allen University, Columbia, South Carolina –Trustee, an historically
black university, 2007 – 2022
- XBRL US, 2007, Director, about 2007 to present
- Outward Bound of Maryland, Trustee, 2009 – present
- Baltimore Council on Foreign Affairs, 2020 – present
BOARD SEATS – NON PROFIT – PAST
- World Economic Forum USA, Director, 2007 – 2018
- XBRL International Inc., Director, 2011 – 2015
- Johns Hopkins University: Trustee, 2002 – June 30, 2011
- Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, LLC, Member, 2002 – June 30, 2011
- The Nature Conservancy, Trustee, 2000 – 2005
- National Association of Securities Dealers, Governor, 1997 – 1999 +/-.
- Episcopal High School, Trustee, 1970’s
- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, – 1970’s
- Center for Excellence in Education (Rickover Foundation), 2001 +/- – 2004+/-
- NetDay/ Project Tomorrow, 2001 +/- – 2011
- Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Trustee, 2001+/- 2004+/-
- The University City Science Center, Philadelphia, PA, Trustee, 1990+/- to 2001+/-
- Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Trustee, 1976+/- to 1098+/-
- The Center for Excellence in Educations, Inc., Trustee, late 1990’s (formerly the Rickover Foundation)
- University of South Carolina Research Park, Director, about 2007 to 2011
- NASDAQ Education Foundation, Inc., President and Director, 1996 to 2002
- Church of the Redeemer, Baltimore, MD Vestry, late 1970’s
BOARD SEATS – FOR PROFIT, PUBLIC COMPANIES
- ACI Worldwide, Inc., Director, 2007 – June, 2012
- Realpage, Inc., Director, 2006+/- to present
- Edgar-Online, Inc., Director, 2010 to August 2012
- Policy Management Systems
- Safeguard Scientifics
- Sanchez Computer Associates
President & CEO
Alexander Falk founded Altova in 1992 in Vienna, Austria; member of the W3C XML Schema working group that defined the XML Schema 1.0 specs; member of the W3C Advisory Committee; co-creator of the popular Altova XMLSpy XML Editor; established US subsidiary Altova, Inc. in 2001 and relocated to the USA; President & CEO of Altova; VIP member of the Kepler Society (Alumni Club of the Johannes Kepler University). Always interested in new technologies and creating new developer products that improve the software development cycle. As an entrepreneur and investor the focus is clearly on software, drones, IoT, and XML-related technologies. See also https://www.linkedin.com/in/afalk/
Cathy H. Conlon
General Manager –
and Print Solutions
Cathy is the head of the Financial Disclosure and Print Solutions business where she focuses on building and executing the strategy to ensure we address our client’s needs, engaging with all critical clients, prospects, law firms, and regulators and ensuring we continue to delight our clients while maintaining risk management protocols and achieving revenue and margin targets. Prior to this role, Cathy was VP and head of Product and Strategy for Broadridge’s Corporate Issuer business where she oversaw the execution of acquisitions and partnerships, and management of the corporate issuer product portfolio, driving product innovation efforts which expanded Broadridge’s governance suite of services such as Virtual Shareholder Meetings, ESG, and digital solutions to help public companies connect with their retail shareholders. During her tenure at Broadridge (ADP), Cathy gained roles of increasing seniority, with leadership and expertise in Business Development, New Product Development, Strategy Formation and Execution. Cathy is a founding board member of the Great Guy Foundation, a Babylon, NY non-profit organization providing financial support to local families in need.
Marc Joffe is the Founder of the Center for Municipal Finance, a non-profit
dedicated to increasing the transparency and efficiency of government bond
markets so they save taxpayer money, increase the affordability of new public
infrastructure and provide effective interest rate signals to policymakers and
voters. Marc has worked as a Senior Policy Analyst at the Reason Foundation, and
was also a senior director at Moody's Analytics. Prior to joining Moody’s, he
held management and consulting positions at several money center banks in New
York and London.
Joffe’s research focuses on municipal finances, alternative asset investments, transportation policy and federal, state and local fiscal policy. His financial research has been published by the California State Treasurer’s Office, UC Berkeley, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, California Policy Center, and the Macdonald-Laurier Institute among others.
Marc is a regular contributor to The Orange County Register and his op-eds have also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Fiscal Times, Governing, National Review, The Hill, and The San Jose Mercury News.
He has an MBA from New York University and an MPA from San Francisco State University.
Senior Vice President,
Mike Schlanger is a business leader who focuses on developing transaction and compliance solutions to support private and public company compliance with SEC regulatory requirements. Mike leads a team of experts that guide the development and sale of Toppan Merrill’s SEC compliance offerings, including its Annual Meeting and Proxy Solution program, Bridge periodic report SaaS platform, IPO,
ESG and SPAC initiative and XBRL service offerings.
Mike is currently serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board of XBRL US, which he has been a Board member since 2009 and serves as an Advisor to idaciti, Inc.
During his forty-year career, he has been in the forefront crafting SEC filing solutions and educating public company professionals and their advisors of every major SEC initiative impacting how public companies prepare and file documents with the SEC. This includes extensive work over many years addressing the SEC initiatives specifically tied to EDGAR, the internet, proxy disclosures and XBRL.
He is a frequent speaker at law firms, financial industry conferences and professional associations on topics related to SEC regulatory initiatives. Additionally, he has had the opportunity to meet professionals responsible for SEC filings at well over 2,000 public companies during the last five years to discuss best practices for managing ever-changing SEC requirements.
CEO & Co-Founder
Pranav is the co-founder and CEO. He manages the day-to-day activities of Calcbench. Pranav has a background in Applied Mathematics. He brings more than two decades experience as an analyst at TIAA and ITG and at Calcbench. In addition, Pranav was a vice president for ModelWare and Quantitative & Derivative Strategies at Morgan Stanley. He is a Board Member of XBRL–U.S. and is a member of the CFA Institute’s Corporate Disclosure Policy Council (“CDPC”) which addresses issues affecting the quality of financial reporting and disclosure worldwide.
Pranav holds a B.S. from Bates College and was named to the school's Board of
Trustees in May of 2023. He also earned an M.S. from New York University.