Burns hired as Association chief auditor


Jennifer Burns joined the Association as chief auditor. Previously, Burns was a partner in Deloitte’s national office for its Audit and Assurance practice and was a recent member of the AICPA Assurance Services Executive Committee. In her new role, she will serve as the Association’s leading expert on U.S. and international auditing and attestation standards and will be responsible for delivering high-quality, innovative audit, attest, quality control, review, compilation, and preparation standards with the AICPA Auditing Standards Board and Accounting and Review Services Committee. She also will be the Association’s representative to the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission and be responsible for relationships and coordination with other standard setters and governmental officials.

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Black CPA Centennial, 1921–2021

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