With an extensive background in the private and public sectors, Mark Weinberger currently serves as Chairman and CEO-elect of Ernst & Young (EY) in Washington, D.C. Educated at Emory University and Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Mark Weinberger began his long history with EY in 1987 as an employee of its national tax department. Three years later, Weinberger left EY for a role as Missouri Senator John Danforth’s chief tax and budget counsel, during which time he earned an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center.
From there, Mark Weinberger received an appointment as chief of staff on President Bill Clinton’s Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform, following which he co-founded law and legislative advisory firm Washington Counsel. Following the 2000 merger of Washington Counsel into EY, Weinberger spent a period as EY’s director of the US national tax practice before serving as assistant secretary of the treasury for tax policy under President George W. Bush. Since returning to EY in 2002, he has since worked as deputy vice chair of tax services for the Americas and global vice chair of tax. His term as Global Chairman and CEO begins in July 2013.
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Over the course of his career, Mark Weinberger has played an important role at government agencies and private companies alike, specifically leading activities in the areas of tax management and advisory services. Beginning his career as a member of the national tax department at Ernst & Young (EY) , Mark Weinberger went on to serve as chief tax and budget counsel for Senator John Danforth of Missouri. At the end of this period, Weinberger was appointed Chief of Staff to President Bill Clinton’s Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform, on which he performed as chief of staff.
Returning to the private sector in 1996, Mark Weinberger cofounded Washington Counsel, a law and legislative advisory firm which merged into EY four years later. Following a term as director of the US national tax practice at EY, Weinberger accepted an appointment from President George W. Bush as assistant secretary of the treasury for tax policy. Again rejoining EY in 2002, he has since served as Americas deputy vice chair of tax services, global vice chair of tax, and chairman and CEO-elect. He will formally assume responsibilities as chairman and CEO in July 2013.
As Global Chairman and CEO-elect of Ernst & Young (EY), Mark Weinberger brings more than 25 years of relevant experience to his work, along with a distinguished record of public service. Appointed Global Chairman and CEO-elect in 2012, Weinberger will formally assume his duties in July 2013, the culmination of a lengthy tenure on EY’s Global Executive team. Prior to his appointment as Global Chairman and CEO-elect, he worked as global vice chair of tax, in which capacity he oversaw all aspects of the firm’s worldwide tax practice. Other roles Mark Weinberger has held at EY include Americas deputy vice chair of tax services and director of the US national tax practice, the latter of which he undertook following the merger of his law and legislative advisory firm, Washington Counsel, into EY in 2000.
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Notable for his government work too, Mark Weinberger formerly served as President George W. Bush’s assistant secretary of the treasury for tax policy, chief of staff of President Bill Clinton’s Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform, and chief tax and budget counsel for Missouri Senator John Danforth. He resides in the greater Washington, D.C., area.
Recognized for his achievements in business and government, Mark Weinberger brings an impressive record of corporate leadership and public service to his role as Global chairman and CEO-elect of Ernst & Young (EY). Chosen to succeed Jim Turley in 2012, Weinberger will become Global Chairman and CEO at EY following Turley’s retirement in June 2013.
Aside from his work at EY, Mark Weinberger plays an active role in the world of business advocacy, helping to influence public policy as a member of the board of directors of The Tax Council and the board of advisors for the American Council for Capital Formation. In addition, he serves on the board of trustees of Bullis School, a private day school in Potomac, Maryland.
As a testament to his various accomplishments, he was recently honored with an Achievement Award from the Anti-Defamation League.
Mark Weinberger has long experience working with the US government, having been appointed by two separate Presidents to federal finance positions. He also performed duties as chief tax and budget counsel for Missouri Senator John C. Danforth.
In July 2013, Mark Weinberger will become the global chairman and chief executive officer of Ernst & Young, a leading professional services provider with operations in 150 countries across the world. The former global head of EY’s tax operations, Mark also sits on the EY’s Global Executive and Global Advisory Council, the highest governance and management bodies at the firm. Earlier in his career with EY, Mark Weinberger served as the Americas head of tax and sat on the Americas Executive and United States Operating Committee.
Aside from his work with EY, Mark Weinberger sits on the board of directors of the American Council for Capital Formation, the Bullis School, and the Tax Council. In 2012, the Anti-Defamation League presented him with its prestigious Achievement Award.
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Mark Weinberger holds a JD/MBA from Case Western University and an LLM from the Georgetown University Law Center. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, playing tennis, and spending time with his family.
Over the course of his career in the field of tax law and policy, Mark Weinberger has established himself as one of the most prominent tax policy professionals in the United States. After several years in the national tax department of Ernst & Young, Mark Weinberger became the chief of staff of the 1994 Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform and served on the United States Social Security Advisory Board. During this time, Mark Weinberger gained considerable tax policy experience, which he utilized to co-found Washington Counsel, P.C. in 1996.
After several years with the legislative advisory firm, Mark Weinberger merged Washington Counsel, P.C. into Ernst & Young and became the head of the EY United States National Tax Practice. Today, Mark Weinberger serves on the Global Executive at EY and will become the firm’s chief executive officer and global chairman in July 2013.
An experienced tax and legal professional based in Washington, DC, Mark Weinberger will become the global chairman and chief executive officer of professional service provider at Ernst & Young in July 2013. After graduating from Case Western University with a JD/MBA, he started his career as an entry-level employee in the national tax department of Ernst & Young. During his time with EY, Mark Weinberger acquired a wealth of experience in the field of tax law and later accepted an offer to become the chief tax and budget counsel for Senator John C. Danforth of Missouri.
After several years with Senator Danforth, Mark Weinberger received an appointment from President Bill Clinton to lead the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform in 1994. He also held a seat on the United States Social Security Advisory Board, where he developed his interests in topics such as taxes, entitlements, and large budget issues. He is widely recognized as one of the foremost tax policy authorities in the United States.