Accounting Today Recognizes Executive as Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting

Last Updated: 09/11/2017 President and Founder Brian Fox Honored for a Third Time

NASHVILLE, TN – September 11, 2017 – Accounting Today recently announced Brian Fox, president and founder of, has been named to its 2017 list of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.” Fox founded, the world’s leading provider of secure audit confirmation services, in 2001, and this is the third time he has earned a spot on the special report featuring thought leaders and visionaries who are shaping the accounting profession.

Fox, who is also a founder and Board member of, was recognized by Accounting Today for “the ongoing worldwide expansion of his revolutionary audit tool,” and his partnership “with the AICPA to create the new clearinghouse, which aims to transform the way private companies and accounting firms distribute financial information.”

“Brian is a natural leader with a deep understanding of the accounting profession,” said Chris Schellhorn, CEO of “I am proud that he continues to be recognized for his contributions to the accounting profession through both and”

Fox was among other notables such as President Donald Trump and the new chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton, as well as James Doty of PCAOB, Erik Asgeirsson of, and various executives at the AICPA and numerous accounting firms.

View the complete list of Accounting Today’s 2017 “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting” here.