Grant Thornton’s Gazzaway to Lead Quality and Innovation for Audit Services

Trent Gazzaway

Trent Gazzaway

Chicago-based Grant Thornton (FY16 net revenue of $1.7 billion) has named Trent Gazzaway as the national MP of quality and innovation for audit services.

In this newly created role, Gazzaway will join the senior leadership team and oversee all quality control functions within the audit services practice. He has more than 26 years of audit, professional standards, public policy and corporate governance experience.

Bert Fox will succeed Gazzaway as national MP of professional standards. He will lead the firm’s national office teams over accounting principles, audit methodology, securities and exchange commission (SEC) and regulatory matters, and independence and ethics. Fox has more than 20 years of accounting, audit, transaction advisory and risk management experience.