FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(Altegrity, an industry-leading provider of information and intelligence solutions, announced today that Carole Yanofsky has joined the company as Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. In this role, Yanofsky is responsible for developing and enhancing compliance systems and processes across the Altegrity family of companies. As an attorney and expert in risk management, she will work closely with corporate leadership to support the company’s mission of providing clients with insight that helps mitigate risk, increase compliance and ensure effective corporate governance.)--
“At the heart of everything we do—internally and for clients—is a motivation to drive confident, informed and ethical decisions. Carole brings a unique combination of expertise and practical experience to help Altegrity fulfill its commitment to integrity.”
Prior to joining Altegrity, Yanofsky was Director of the Office of Compliance & Risk Management at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). In this role, she was responsible for developing and implementing the Board's compliance and risk management program. Yanofsky previously served as an Assistant General Counsel at the PCAOB, where she advised the Board and all divisions and offices on a wide range of legal and policy issues.
“Carole’s passion for serving the public good through ethical business conduct dovetails perfectly with Altegrity's guiding principles and mission," said Altegrity CEO Sharon Rowlands. "At the heart of everything we do—internally and for clients—is a motivation to drive confident, informed and ethical decisions. Carole brings a unique combination of expertise and practical experience to help Altegrity fulfill its commitment to integrity.”
Prior to working at the PCAOB, Yanofsky was a litigation attorney at Zuckerman Speader LLP and London & Mead. She specialized in white-collar criminal and civil enforcement matters, complex commercial litigation and government ethics and compliance matters. She began her career as law clerk to the Honorable Henry H. Kennedy, Jr., Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Yanofsky earned her J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. and her B.A. from Barnard College at Columbia University in New York, N.Y.
Altegrity, Inc., is the parent and holding company of USIS, the largest commercial provider of background investigations for the federal government; Kroll Advisory Solutions, the global leader in risk mitigation and response; HireRight, a global commercial employment background and drug screening supplier to more than one-third of the Fortune 500; and Kroll Ontrack, a global provider of ediscovery, data recovery and data backup technology and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., Altegrity has approximately 10,500 employees in 30 countries.