Christie A. Pugnetti is a Senior Auditor on the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) Financial Management and Assurance Team. Ms. Pugnetti is a member of GAO’s audit standards team responsible for developing, drafting, and maintaining Government Auditing Standards (the Yellow Book) and Standards for Internal Control in the Federal Government (the Green Book). Ms. Pugnetti has also worked on financial statement audits of government entities, including GAO’s financial statement audit of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Pugnetti graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and a Master of Science degree in Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Government Accountants, and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.