The governing board of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has elected Kelly Grier and Wayne Berson as its chair and vice chair, respectively.

Grier and Berson will serve in their new roles effective Oct. 1. CAQ governing board chairs and vice chairs are elected to two-year terms.

The CAQ’s governing board is comprised of chief executive officers from leading public company auditing firms and the American Institute of CPAs, as well as three independent board members from outside the public company auditing profession. The board provides oversight for the organization and leads the development of its strategic agenda.

Grier serves as US chairman and managing partner and Americas managing partner at EY. Berson is CEO at BDO USA and global chairman at BDO International.

Grier takes over for Cathy Engelbert as chair. RSM US Managing Partner and CEO Joseph M. Adams will continue to serve as acting governing board chair through September, after which he will remain a member of the board.