Lawrence J. Salva
Lawrence J. Salva is the Treasurer of the Rowan University Foundation Board of Directors and has been a member of the Board since 2000.
He is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of Comcast Corporation and has been with the company since 2000. As Chief Accounting Officer, Mr. Salva is responsible for external financial and management reporting. As Corporate Controller he is responsible for corporate accounting and corporate internal controls, risk management and support of the corporate financial planning and analysis functions.
Prior to joining Comcast, Mr. Salva was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) for over 12 years, where he held various positions of increasing responsibility. Following the merger of Coopers & Lybrand and Pricewaterhouse in 1998, Larry was named as the national technical accounting consulting partner and regional risk management partner for PwC's Southeast Region. He was also a Professional Accounting Fellow with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission’s Office of the Chief Accountant.
Mr. Salva served as Chairperson of the Committee on Corporate Reporting, the senior technical committee of Financial Executives International, through June 2007 and continues as a member of its Executive Subcommittee. He is a former member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and currently serves on the Emerging Issues Task Force. In 2006, he was named to Business Finance magazine’s top 60 influencers list and to Treasury and Risk magazine’s "100 Most Influential People in Finance" list.
He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rowan University in 1977. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Financial Executives International.