An IPO is a journey, not an event, and I’m most proud when I see companies make a seamless transition from high-growth innovator to a market leader as a public company.

Jackie Kelley Jackie Kelley

EY US-West IPO Leader

IPO and strategic transaction advisor. Growth-focused leader. C-suite sounding board. Featured source in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and other news outlets.

Jackie has more than 25 years of experience providing financial and advisory services to companies executing IPOs and strategic transactions. As a member of our Americas Growth Markets executive team, she leads the IPO markets platform. Her work focuses on advising on the IPO process for companies of all sizes.

The teams she leads provide IPO and transaction readiness assessments and road maps, program management support, capital markets advisory, financial reporting and operational process improvement solutions, financial audits, internal audits, governance advisory as well as Sarbanes-Oxley implementations and compliance services. Jackie has hosted numerous IPO readiness conferences around the world and has facilitated over 100 C-suite strategy sessions.

Jackie holds a master’s degree in Accounting and bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Southern California. She attended the Kellogg School of Management executive program and is a Certified Public Accountant in California.

How Jackie is building a better working world

“I am committed to turning entrepreneurial ventures into publicly traded companies, including guiding executives on what it takes to get through the IPO transaction to life beyond as a successful public company. When we help companies make a seamless transition from high-growth innovator to market-leading public company, they go on to create jobs and improve their communities.”

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