Robert R. Harris, CPA/CFF

January 27, 2010

Robert R. Harris served as Chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for 2009-10.

Harris has served the AICPA in many capacities. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the AICPA and has been a member of the governing Council for 15 years. From 2003–2008, he was chairman of the AICPA’s National Accreditation Commission, which oversees the Institute’s four specialized credentials.  

Harris chaired the 150-Hour Task Force in 1999-2001 and has served on the PCPS Executive Committee, Work/Life and Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee, Quality Review Executive Committee, Life and Disability Executive Committee, State Legislation Committee and Finance Committee.

He is managing director of Harris, Cotherman, Jones, Price & Associates, CPAs, in Vero Beach, Fla. In his role as a consulting and testifying expert, he speaks to attorneys and CPAs throughout the country on professional standards and malpractice issues.

He was president of the Florida Institute of CPAs from 1990-1991 and a member of the Board of Governors from 1985-2001.

Harris graduated from Stetson University with a B.B.A. in Accounting.