Mary Moore leads Grant Thornton’s public policy initiatives and government affairs efforts, based in Washington, D.C. She is the firm’s primary liaison with members of Congress, the accounting profession’s standards-setters, regulators and other policymakers, ensuring that Grant Thornton’s policy positions are well represented.
Mary Moore has a strong business and legal background, with 20 years of experience working for and then with the U.S. Congress. She most recently served as the Senior Director of External Relations and Strategic Planning for the Center for Audit Quality, where she managed its strategic priorities, stakeholder outreach and communications. She was also a Director of the Office of External Relations for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, where she established its government relations office and directed its public affairs functions.
Mary Moore received her bachelor’s degree cum laude from Duke University and her MBA/JD from UNC.