Barbara Vanich

Acting Chief Auditor

Office of the Chief Auditor

Barbara Vanich is the Acting Chief Auditor at the PCAOB. In this role, she leads the activities of the Office of the Chief Auditor, manages the development of PCAOB standards, and ensures that the PCAOB standards are appropriately communicated to auditors and other interested parties.

Prior to joining the PCAOB in 2009, Ms. Vanich was a director at Navigant Consulting, specializing in advising on accounting policy matters. She also was a vice president in accounting policy at JPMorgan Chase. Ms. Vanich also worked for KPMG, LLP, in its assurance practice. While there, she performed audits, primarily of large financial institutions.

Ms. Vanich earned a B.S. from Point Park University, majoring in accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant.