Cindy Fornelli

Cindy Fornelli is Executive Director of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ), a position she has held since the CAQ was established in 2007. In 2014, Fornelli was honored for the sixth time by Directorship magazine as one of the 100 most influential people on corporate governance and in the boardroom. Accounting Today has named her one of the 100 most influential people in accounting for eight consecutive years.
Fornelli currently serves on the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council and the Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society’s Board of Trustees, Class of 2014. She previously served on the National Association of Corporate Directors’ 2010 Blue Ribbon Commission on the Audit Committee and 2009 Blue Ribbon Commission on Risk Governance. Prior to joining the CAQ, Fornelli was the Regulatory and Conflicts Management Executive at Bank of America and the Deputy Director, Division of Investment Management of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Fornelli is a graduate of Purdue University and received her J.D. at The George Washington University.

Posts by Cindy Fornelli

  • Celebrating Audit Committees on the Cutting Edge of Communication (10.20.14 )

    By Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, The Center for Audit Quality   Editor’s Note: The Center for Audit Quality is a member of The Conference Board Governance Center and the Governance Center is a supporter of the Call to Action. Across the globe, investors, regulators, and others are more interested than ever in enhancing transparency in […]