George R. Botic
George R. Botic was appointed as a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in September 2023 and sworn in on October 25, 2023. His current term expires on October 24, 2028.
Board Member Botic is a Certified Public Accountant who has been with the PCAOB since 2003. Prior to his swearing in as a Board Member, he was the Director of the PCAOB’s Division of Registration and Inspections (DRI), which includes the Global Network Firm, Non-Affiliate Firm, and Broker-Dealer Firm inspection programs, as well as the registration program. He oversaw the registration and inspection of all domestic and foreign accounting firms that audit public companies whose securities trade in the U.S., as well as all broker-dealer audits.
Before being named DRI Director in 2018, Board Member Botic had served as Director of the PCAOB’s Office of International Affairs and as Special Advisor to former Chair James R. Doty. From 2003 to 2014, he held several roles within DRI, including as a Deputy Director. Earlier in his career, he was a senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Board Member Botic holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Shepherd University and received a Master of Accountancy from Virginia Tech.
Recent Speeches and Statements by Board Member Botic
Who is Responsible for Audit Quality?
Ensuring Integrity: The 18th Annual Audit Conference
Nov. 28, 2023
Statement on the Support of the Board’s 2024 Budget
PCAOB Open Board Meeting
Nov. 16, 2023
Protecting Investors through Change
AICPA Conference on SEC and PCAOB Developments
Dec. 12, 2018