The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has hired Catherine Nance as senior director of Professional Practice. In her new role, Nance will lead the CAQ’s regulatory and public policy initiatives and activities.

Nance comes to the CAQ from the global law firm of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy where she served as director of audit. In that role, she helped create the firm’s internal audit and compliance function. While at Fragomen, Nance developed and launched the firm's global practice review audit plan at 46 offices worldwide.

Prior to Fragomen, Nance was in the audit practice at PwC from 1997 to 2013, most recently as a senior manager in PwC’s Chief Auditor Network, providing auditing advice and technical guidance on auditing standards, policies, and methodologies at the local engagement level, particularly related to areas of internal and external inspection findings.