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CAQ Commends SEC Chair White for Her Leadership

Friday, January 20, 2017

Washington, DC – Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) Executive Director Cindy Fornelli issued the following statement commending Mary Jo White for her service as chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC):

“As she departs the SEC, the CAQ thanks Chair White for her public service and dedication to supporting strong, vibrant financial markets. Chair White’s leadership has helped improve investor confidence, audit quality, and financial reporting.

“We at the CAQ have enjoyed working with Chair White toward our mutual goal of serving investors and wish her well in future endeavors.”


The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) is an autonomous public policy organization dedicated to enhancing investor confidence and public trust in the global capital markets. The CAQ fosters high quality performance by public company auditors, convenes and collaborates with other stakeholders to advance the discussion of critical issues requiring action and intervention, and advocates policies and standards that promote public company auditors’ objectivity, effectiveness, and responsiveness to dynamic market conditions. Based in Washington, DC, the CAQ is affiliated with the American Institute of CPAs. For more information, visit