CFO: need to know
A quarterly webcast series
Today's CFO faces more challenges than ever. Staying ahead of vital business trends is one of these challenges.
On 5 March, join a panel of EY professionals and leading CFOs for the second live CFO: need to know webcast.
This webcast is part of a series of quarterly events where live discussion meets interactive video to highlight trends of the earnings season, as polled by the CNBC Global CFO Council. EY is the exclusive sponsor of the CNBC Global CFO Council.
EY Americas Senior Vice Chair – Accounts
Tom McGrath is Senior Vice Chair – Accounts for EY's Americas Area, and a member of the EY America’s and U.S. boards. He is currently serving in a senior advisory partner capacity on a number of the firm’s priority accounts. During his career with Ernst & Young, Tom has held a number of senior positions in the Americas, EMEIA and Global. He has also served as global client services partner for a number of major financial institutions.
Tom graduated from Miami University (Ohio) and is a CPA, CBA, certified information systems auditor (CISA), and a member of the American, Pennsylvania and New York Institute of CPAs and EDP Auditors Association.
EY Global Food Co-Leader
Patricia Novosel is the EY Global Food Co-Leader. Pat has more than 25 years of experience in the consumer products sector. Over the last 15 years at EY, she has served in several roles, including most recently leading the global EY organization’s Consumer Products Sector in the Americas, and serving as a strategic business advisor to clients of Ernst & Young LLP, helping them make more informed decisions and execute more effectively. Prior to joining EY, Pat was a Regional Manager for a consulting firm, providing management consulting services to Fortune 1000 companies
Ernst & Young LLP
Kelly serves as EY’s Chicago Office Managing Partner overseeing the firm’s assurance, advisory, tax and transaction services. Kelly has more than 22 years of experience serving primarily Fortune 500 global companies.
In 2010, Kelly was selected as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. She has been recognized as a “Woman of Achievement” by the Anti-Defamation League and as a “2007 Woman to Watch, Experienced Leader” by the ICPAS and AICPA.
Kelly has extensive board experience, serving as trustee of the Ravinia Festival Board of Directors and a Director of the Chicago Finance Exchange and Children’s Home and Aid Society. She was appointed by Chicago Mayor Daley and Mayor Emanuel to serve as Director of World Business Chicago and as Director of Skills for Chicago’s Future.