The Center for Audit Quality is led by a Governing Board that comprises leaders from the public company auditing firms, the American Institute of CPAs and the investor and issuer communities. Board members are committed to the concept that a robust public company auditing profession is fundamental to the public interest and the capital markets.

Governing Board Chair

Catherine M. Engelbert, CEO, Deloitte LLP

Governing Board Vice Chair

Joseph M. Adams, Managing Partner and CEO, RSM US LLP

Governing Board Members

Wayne Berson, CEO, BDO USA, LLP

Jeffrey R. Brown, Josef and Margot Lakonishok Professor of Business and Dean, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Lynne M. Doughtie, U.S. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, KPMG LLP

Michele J. Hooper, President and CEO, The Directors’ Council

Stephen R. Howe, Jr., U.S. Chairman and Managing Partner, Americas Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

J. Michael (Mike) McGuire, CEO, Grant Thornton LLP

Barry Melancon, President and CEO, American Institute of CPAs

James L. Powers, CEO, Crowe Horwath LLP

Timothy F. Ryan, Chairman and Senior Partner, Price​​waterhouseCoopers LLP

Mary Schapiro, Vice Chairman Advisory Board, Promontory Financial Group



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Carlton Carroll
Deputy Director of Communications