Mark Weinberger

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Mark A. Weinberger
Born (1961-07-28) July 28, 1961 (age 53)
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Occupation Chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young
Predecessor Jim Turley

Mark A. Weinberger is an American businessman.[1][2][3] He is the Chairman and CEO of EY (Ernst & Young).[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania,[4] Weinberger received a B.A. from Emory University,[3] an M.B.A and J.D. from Case Western University[3] and an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center.[3]

Career[edit]

Weinberger first joined EY in 1987 as an entry-level staff member.[3] In 1990 he moved into the public sector and took a role as Tax Counsel for Sen. John C. Danforth.[5][6] He also served as Chief of Staff for the 1994 Entitlement and Tax Reform Committee.[7]

In March 1996, he co-founded Washington Counsel, P.C.[8] This firm merged with Ernst & Young in May 2000 and he became Director of National Tax Department for Ernst & Young's US Practice.[9][10] Later that year, Weinberger returned to public service when President Clinton appointed him to the Social Security Advisory Board.[11][12] Following the resignation of Jonathan Talisman,[13] Weinberger became Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Policy at the U.S. Treasury.[14]

In April 2002 he stepped down from that role and rejoined EY as Americas Deputy Vice Chair of Tax Services.[15][16] He currently serves as Chairman and CEO of EY, and is based in Washington.[3] He succeeded retiring Chairman & CEO Jim Turley in July 2013.[1]

Weinberger sits on the Boards of Directors for The Tax Council,[17] The American Council for Capital Formation,[18] and the Bullis School.[19] In December 2012 he was presented the Achievement Award by the Anti-Defamation League.[20]

Personal life[edit]

He is married with four children.[3][21] He skis, plays tennis, and also runs track. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Aubin, Dena (January 17, 2012). "Ernst & Young names ex-U.S. Treasury official as CEO". Reuters.com. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Rapoport, Michael (January 17, 2012). "Ernst Names Chairman and CEO". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Mark Weinberger - Ernst & Young Global Executive biography". Ernst & Young. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ Whitehouse Archives
  5. ^ "Mark A. Weinberger Nominee To Be Assistant Secretary Of The Treasury (Tax Policy) Testimony Before The Senate Finance Committee" (Press release). US Department of the Treasury. 2001-02-28. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  6. ^ Small, Vanessa (2012-02-05). "New at the top: Mark Weinberger, chief executive-elect of Ernst & Young". Washington Post. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  7. ^ Report of the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform: Final Report to the President. Washington, DC. 1994. 
  8. ^ "Group Announces Formation Of New Law Firm: 'Washington Counsel' To Open Doors March 1" (Press release). PR Newswire. 1996-02-29. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  9. ^ "Ernst & Young LLP and Washington Counsel, P.C. Combine Forces." (Press release). PR Newswire. 2003-05-08. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  10. ^ "Ernst & Young Names Mark A. Weinberger Director of National Tax Department" (Press release). PR Newswire. 2000-06-07. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  11. ^ "President Clinton Names Mark A. Weinberger As a Member of the Social Security Advisory Board." (Press release). PR newswire. 2000-10-04. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  12. ^ "About the Board > Members". Social Security Advisory Board. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  13. ^ "Nomination Sent to the Senate" (Press release). The White House. 2001-02-26. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  14. ^ "Mark A. Weinberger Confirmed Assistant Secretary Of The Treasury For Tax Policy" (Press release). US Department of the Treasury. 2001-03-08. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  15. ^ "O' Neill Announces Weinberger Plans To Leave Treasury" (Press release). US Department of the Treasury. 2002-03-26. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  16. ^ "Mark Weinberger Rejoins Ernst & Young as Americas Deputy Vice Chair of Tax Services." (Press release). PR newswire. 2002-05-16. Retrieved 2013-05-20. 
  17. ^ "The Tax Council". 
  18. ^ "ACCF". 
  19. ^ "Bullis School". 
  20. ^ "CNN's Wolf Blitzer Hosts As ADL Honors Mark A. Weinberger Global Chairman And CEO-Elect, Ernst & Young With 2012 ADL Achievement Award" (Press release). PR newswire. 2012-11-27. 
  21. ^ "CEO Dads Open Up About Balancing Fatherhood and Work". Time.