Mark Weinberger will become the Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ernst & Young (EY) in July, 2013. Weinberger has been a member of the Global Executive, EY’s highest-level management body, since 2008.
Most recently, Weinberger served as the organization's Global Vice Chair of Tax, overseeing EY's global Tax practice. Weinberger began his career with EY in 1987 as an entry-level staff member in the firm’s national tax department. After several years with the firm, he turned his attention to the public sector, accepting a position as the Chief Tax and Budget Counsel for Senator John C. Danforth (R-Missouri).
He was subsequently appointed Chief of Staff of US President Bill Clinton's Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform in 1994. Under President Clinton, Weinberger also served on the U.S. Social Security Advisory Board. In these roles, he cultivated a deeper interest in large budget issues, taxes and entitlements, developing a reputation as one of the country’s leading authorities on tax policy.
In 1996, Weinberger co-founded Washington Counsel, P.C., a Washington DC-based law and legislative advisory firm, which merged into EY and now operates as Washington Council Ernst & Young. Subsequently Weinberger became the head of EY's US National Tax Practice.
Mark Weinberger returned to public service in 2001 when he was appointed by President George W. Bush as Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy) of the U.S. Treasury.
Weinberger holds a B.A. from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia (1983), an M.B.A. and J.D. from Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio (1987), and an LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C (1991). He sits on the Boards of Directors for The Tax Council, The American Council for Capital Formation, and the Bullis School. In December 2012 he was presented the prestigious Achievement Award by the Anti-Defamation League.
Mark enjoys spending free time with his wife and four children, as well as skiing, tennis and other activities.