Lawrence J. Salva is Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of Comcast Corporation. As Chief Accounting Officer, Larry 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 in January 2000, Larry 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. Larry also served as a Professional Accounting Fellow with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission’s Office of the Chief Accountant.
Larry 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 and on the Board of Directors of the Rowan University Foundation. In 2006, Larry 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.
Larry graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Glassboro State/Rowan University. 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.