Dorsey Baskin

Dorsey retired in 2016 from the National Professional Standards Group of Grant Thornton LLP. During 14 years at GT Dorsey’s roles included national leadership of the firm’s innovation function, technical accounting and audit advisor for the banking industry audit and consulting practice, and National Professional Practice Director. Prior to joining Grant Thornton Dorsey spent more than 25 years with Arthur Andersen in a variety of positions, most recently as the Managing Director of their Worldwide Assurance Professional Standards Group. Before that Dorsey spent a decade in Washington DC as the firm’s Technical Director for Banking and regulatory liaison. Since retirement from public accounting he has busied himself as a consultant to Abrigo on CECL matters, and to a forensic accounting firm on audit issues and audit firm quality control, and serving as an expert witness in professional practice litigation matters.

Professional qualifications and memberships:

  • Past Co-editor of Current Issues in Auditing (an AAA Journal)
  • Past Chairman of the Board: Dallas Summer Musicals
  • Frequent speaker and author on loan accounting matters
  • Past member of the board: National Association of Corporate Directors, North Texas Chapter
  • Recipient of the AICPA’s Sustained Contribution Award for more than 20 years of volunteer service to the profession
  • Education: Texas A&M University BA (Physics) 1975 and an MBA in 1977