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Rebekah Goshorn Jurata

Former Board Member

Rebekah Goshorn Jurata was appointed as a Board Member of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission in October 2019 and sworn in on November 4, 2019. She served until October 2021.

Before joining the PCAOB, Board Member Jurata served as a Special Assistant to the President for Financial Policy and was responsible for advising the President and the National Economic Council Director on an array of financial services policy matters. She began her professional career as a staff attorney in the SEC's Division of Trading and Markets where she focused on broker-dealer regulation, including the Commission's proposal updating the annual audit requirements for broker-dealers.

Later, Board Member Jurata served as counsel to SEC Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher, advising on a variety of securities regulatory and enforcement matters. Subsequently, she was the senior securities counsel to the House Financial Services Committee where she was responsible for matters relating to the U.S. capital markets for the committee's Chairman. She also served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Finance Markets at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In her role at Treasury, she represented the United States government at international forums, including the Financial Stability Board, and worked on international regulatory issues involving banking, securities, commodities, accounting, cybersecurity, fintech, and insurance markets.

A native of California, Board Member Jurata has a BS and a BA from the University of California, San Diego, a Masters from the UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy, and a JD from the University of San Diego School of Law.