W. Steve Albrecht

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W. Steve Albrecht is the Andersen Alumni Professor at the Marriott School of Management of Brigham Young University (BYU). He is a former president of the American Accounting Association and was previously president of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He was also formerly an associate dean of the Marriott School of Management. Albrecht served as the mission president for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Tokyo, Japan.[1]

Albrecht has a bachelor's degree from BYU and a Ph.D. in accounting and an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He was a professor at the University of Illinois before he joined the BYU faculty in 1977. He was also previously an employee of Deloitte & Touche.

Albrecht is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

From 1990-1998 Albrecht was the director of BYU's School of Accounting.

Albrecht was president of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners from 1989–1992 and the President of the American Accounting Association from 1997-1998.

Albrecht has served on the boards of directors of SkyWest Airlines, Cypress Semiconductor, RedHat, Inc., ICON Health & Fitness and Bonneville International.

Albrecht is married to the former LeAnn Christiansen. They are the parents six children.


  1. ^ Albrecht, W. Steve (Summer 2011). "A Letter from W. Steve Albrecht". BYU School of Accountancy Newsletter. BYU School of Accountancy: 1, 4. 

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