Mark Kronforst – Partner, Assurance Services Professional Practice
Accessing capital markets requires navigating the complex regulatory environment. It becomes even more challenging as the US SEC expands its reach into new areas, such as reporting on climate change.

Mark Kronforst

Partner, Professional Practice, Ernst & Young LLP

Former Senior Staff at the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Nearly three decades as a regulator and advisor to public companies. Passionate about making regulation work for the benefit of all.

Mark advises EY clients on a wide variety of reporting and disclosure matters and leads efforts to provide EY thought leadership on the SEC in response to its rulemaking proposals.

Prior to joining EY, Mark served 14 years in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance. As its Chief Accountant from 2013 until 2018, he led a technical office and advised SEC leadership on a wide variety of policy matters. Mark also served as an Associate Director overseeing the division’s filing review program.  

Before joining the SEC, Mark was the Director of Financial Reporting for a large public company after starting his career as an auditor. 

Mark graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Accounting degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth. He is also a certified public accountant. 

How Mark is building a better working world

Mark has decades of experience as a regulator and a thought leader on SEC rulemaking. He is also a seasoned advisor to companies that seek to navigate complex regulatory challenges. He uses this background to help companies build stakeholder trust with leading disclosure practices, which further promote trust and confidence in business and capital markets.

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