On July 1, 2013, Mark Weinberger was appointed Global Chairman and CEO of EY (formerly Ernst & Young). In addition to making a number of changes to its leadership structure, the global professional services organization introduced a new purpose and tagline, Building a better working world. This reflects EY’s belief that every service provided across its full range of its audit, tax, advisory, and assurance practices, should build trust and confidence – helping the capital markets function more efficiently and clients to grow. Weinberger believes that by committing to this mission, EY can promote business growth, encourage collaboration, and ultimately play a role in improving economies around the world. Furthermore, the people of EY are committed to building a better working world by giving back to their local communities.
Mark Weinberger has more than a quarter-century of experience, including service in the private and public sectors. Outside his professional obligations, he sits on the Board of Directors for Catalyst, The Tax Council, and the Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland. He is a member of the International Advisory Board of British American Business, is a member of The International Integrated Reporting Council, and he is on the Board of Trustees for The American Council for Capital Formation.
Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman and CEO of EY (formerly Ernst & Young), launched his career with the professional services organization in 1987. Over the past 25 years, he has served in a variety of US and global roles with EY, and spent time outside of EY in the private sector and in government service.
After spending several years as a member of EY’s National Tax Department, Mark Weinberger enrolled in Georgetown University Law Center, where he earned an LL.M. in tax law. Drawing on his experience and education, he took on a position as chief tax and budget counsel for Senator John C. Danforth (R-Missouri). Over the following decade, President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush appointed Mark Weinberger to several national positions, including Assistant Secretary (tax policy) of the U.S. Treasury and Chief of Staff of a bipartisan commission on entitlement and tax reform. He also served on the U.S. Social Security Advisory Board, which advises the President and Congress on all aspects of the Social Security system. Mark Weinberger also co-founded Washington Counsel, P.C., a tax law and legislative advisory firm that ultimately merged into EY.
Since 2008, Mark Weinberger has served on EY’s most senior-level management committee, the Global Executive. He was appointed Global Chairman and CEO on July 1, 2013.
A leading authority on tax and regulatory policy, Mark Weinberger has built a distinguished career over the past quarter-century in both professional services and government. Originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania, Weinberger graduated from Emory University in Atlanta in 1983 before matriculating at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. After completing his BA, JD, and MBA, Mark Weinberger joined EY (formerly Ernst & Young) in 1987, the global professional services organization he heads today. In addition to serving in a variety of Americas and Global leadership positions at EY, Weinberger earned an LLM in tax law from Georgetown University Law Center; co-founded a tax law and legislative advisory firm in Washington, D.C.; and accepted Presidential appointments to several government positions, including Assistant Secretary (tax policy) of the U.S. Treasury under President George W. Bush.
On returning to EY in 2003 Weinberger has since served as both Americas and global tax leader and as a member of the Global Executive, EY’s top management body. And, in July 2013, he became Global Chairman and CEO. In this position, Weinberger leads 175,000 people in more than 150 countries around the world.
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.