United States of America
Samantha Ross was one of the founding staff of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and helped build it from the ground up for its first 15 years. She contributed to building the world’s largest and most respected audit oversight institution and achieving long-term positive, incremental change to make audits more transparent and relevant to investors. She helped the Board develop many new auditing standards, including on auditor independence, the auditor's reporting model, audit transparency, and internal control.
She founded AssuranceMark to continue to serve investors’ interest in high-quality, reliable reporting and assurance on material disclosures beyond the financial statements.