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Kelly Grier    

EY US Chairman and Managing Partner and Americas Managing Partner

Kelly Grier is EY’s US Chairman and Managing Partner and Americas Managing Partner, leading more than 72,000 people in 31 countries, with annual revenue of $15.6 billion.

Grier chairs the US Executive Committee and Americas Operating Executive and represents EY in regulatory relationships. Her leadership portfolio includes membership on EY’s Global Executive and Global Practice Group. She serves as Executive Sponsor for EY’s focus on diversity and inclusiveness.

During her 28-year tenure at EY, Grier has had extensive experience working around the globe as a client service partner and senior advisor on Fortune 500 Audit and Advisory clients. Grier is now a senior advisory partner on several of EY’s largest accounts. Previously, she was Vice Chair, Central Regional Managing Partner, where she led 10,000 professionals across 15 states and 17 offices.

Grier also served as Americas Vice Chair, Talent, where she focused on creating an exceptional experience for all EY people in the Americas, and served on the Global Talent Executive.

Recognized for her work, she was named to the Fortune Most Powerful Women in Business list in 2018 and 2019, 2019 Crain’s 50 Most Powerful Women in New York list, as well as the 2019 Most Powerful Women in the Accounting Profession list by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and CPA Practice Advisor magazine. Additionally, she has been recognized as an Anti-Defamation League’s “Woman of Achievement,” as well as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

Outside of EY, Grier is the Board of Governors Chair for the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ). She also serves on the boards for Carnegie Hall, Catalyst, Partnership for New York City, the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Ravinia Festival. She is also a member of the Council of Foreign Relations and the Chicago Network. She received a BA in Accounting from Saint Mary’s College.

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