Name: Steve Howe
Firm Name: EY
Country: USA - New York
Expertise: Financial Services

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Professional Biography:

As EY’s US Chairman and Americas Managing Partner, Steve Howe leads our Americas Area, which is made up of more than 70,000 people in 30 countries. He also leads the US and Americas Executive Committees, represents EY in regulatory relationships and is Executive Sponsor for EY’s focus on diversity and inclusiveness. Steve is also on EY’s Global Executive.

Previous Experience:

Steve has been with EY for 35 years. Prior to his current role, Steve served as Managing Partner of the Financial Services Office. He has served as audit partner for various global financial institution clients and senior advisory partner for many of EY’s largest clients.

Credentials & Community Activities:

Steve serves on the Board of Governors of the Center for Audit Quality, the Board of the Partnership for New York City, the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Hall and the Board of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation and the Board of Trustees of Colgate University.

Steve has been honored by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as a Directorship 100 honoree. Accounting Today named Steve among their “Top 100 Most Influential People”. He has been recognized as one of the top “100 CEO Leaders in STEM” by STEMconnector.

Steve was keynote speaker in 2017 when EY-US was named #1 by DiversityInc. He has also been recognized as a “diversity leader” by DiversityInc and honored with the John D. Kemp Leadership Award by USBLN for his commitment and leading disability inclusion practices. Steve is the 2016 recipient of the A. Leon Higginbotham Corporate Leadership Award.

Steve graduated from Colgate University with a BA in Mathematical Economics and from the Stern School at New York University with an MBA in Accounting and Finance.

Our purpose: committed to building a better working world.

At EY, we are committed to building a better working world — with increased trust and confidence in business, sustainable growth, development of talent in all its forms, and greater collaboration.

We want to build a better working world through our own actions and by engaging with like-minded organizations and individuals. This is our purpose — and why we exist as an organization.

Running through our organization is a strong sense of obligation to serve a number of different stakeholders who count on us to deliver quality and excellence in everything we do.

We want to use our global reach and scale to convene the conversation about the challenges facing economies and the capital markets.

When business works better, the world works better.