Yelena Mishkevich CPA, CGMA

Senior Manager, Accounting Standards Team, AICPA

Yelena is a senior manager with the AICPA Accounting Standards Team. She is responsible for managing the AICPA's efforts in the area of fair value measurements for financial reporting purposes. In that role, Yelena has been involved with the development and updates of the AICPA Accounting and Valuation Guides addressing the following topics: acquired intangible assets used in research and development activities, goodwill impairment, valuation of privately held company equity securities issued as compensation (Cheap Stock), valuation of portfolio company investments of venture capital and private equity funds. Yelena is currently involved with projects to develop guidance on business combinations and update of the "Cheap Stock" guide. Prior to joining the Accounting Standards Team, Yelena was a part of the AICPA Accounting and Auditing Publications Team, where she was responsible for leading the overhaul of a key industry Audit and Accounting Guide, updating certain Audit and Accounting Guides to reflect the requirements of recently issued accounting and auditing pronouncements, and for developing certain Audit Risk Alerts that provided information about current issues and risks existing in specific industries. Prior to joining the AICPA, Yelena worked for Arthur Andersen in the Consumer Products division. Yelena is a summa cum laude graduate of Baruch College. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and Minor in Mathematics. Yelena is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant, a member of the AICPA and the New Jersey Society of CPAs.