Colleen Brennan

Colleen Brennan, director of the Office of Public Affairs, is responsible for media relations and external communications, including the website and social media. She joined the PCAOB in February 2007, after six years at Promontory Financial Group, a financial services compliance consultancy, where she was director of communications and handled Washington government relations for the firm and some clients.

Previously, Ms. Brennan served at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as special assistant for policy to the chairman and deputy to the chief of staff. Before that, she worked at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as a special assistant to the acting comptroller and earlier, as an analyst in the Economic and Policy Analysis division. Prior to these regulatory positions, Ms. Brennan was a Washington financial reporter at National Journal's CongressDaily and the Bureau of National Affairs Banking Report.

Ms. Brennan earned an A.B. from Cornell University and an M.A. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.