John F. Dailey Jr., CPA, is partner and ethics compliance officer at Bowman & Company LLP. Specializing in the audits of governmental agencies, he is currently the partner-in-charge of five municipal, two school district, three charter school and twelve fire district audit engagements. He has acted as an expert consultant on the establishment, consolidation and dissolution of fire districts. In addition, Mr. Dailey has served the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Division of Local Government Services as a member of the Registered Municipal Accountants Steering Committee, charged with the responsibility of revising the Requirements of Audit
for New Jersey municipalities. Mr. Dailey has authored articles that have been published in several professional journals, and speaks regularly as a discussion leader for continuing professional education seminars.
Mr. Dailey is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) and the New Jersey Registered Municipal Accountants Association. His professional accomplishments include a term as president of the NJCPA (2002/03). In addition, Mr. Dailey served as a member of the NJCPA executive committee for five years, and has also served as vice president, treasurer and board of trustees member. In December 2009, Mr. Dailey was awarded the Society’s Distinguished Service Award for “Exceeding Expectations and Setting the Standard of Excellence for Others to Follow.” He has co–authored revisions to the New Jersey Law and Ethics course sponsored by the NJCPA and serves as one the of the Society’s discussion leaders for the New Jersey Law and Ethics course. Mr. Dailey has served the AICPA as a member of council and currently serves as a member of the Institute’s Professional Ethics Executive Committee. In March 2005, Mr. Dailey was appointed to serve as a member of the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy and currently serves as president of the Board.
Mr. Dailey earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Villanova University. In 1997, he received a Certificate of Educational Achievement in governmental accounting and auditing from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.