A photographic portrait of Kath M. Carter
Diversity and inclusiveness sit at the center of my resolve, and I’m inspired by the desire to help my peers, mentees and communities reach their full potential.

Kath Carter

EY Global Markets, Strategy and Transactions, Accounts and Business Development Leader; EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ Global Executive Sponsor

Accomplished transaction advisor. Champion of women entrepreneurs. Avid fitness fan.

Kath Carter has more than 24 years of experience in mergers, acquisitions and divestiture activities, with another 5 years of experience as an auditor. In her current global role, she focuses on driving capital and transaction strategy from idea generation to execution and beyond to bring clients sustainable growth.

Previously, Kath was the Strategy and Transactions Midwest Leader for Ernst & Young LLP.  She has worked with private equity and corporate clients across a range of industries and on several cross-border transactions. She is experienced in carve-outs, particularly large-scale, complex transactions requiring public financing and seller due diligence services.

Kath also serves as the Global Executive Sponsor for the EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ program, championing women founders and connecting them to the many resources and networks they need to grow.

Kath is an active participant in EY inclusiveness and mentorship efforts and has been recognized for her efforts in advancing women.

How Kath is building a better working world

“I’m committed to mentoring, sponsoring, guiding and coaching others as they strive to create meaningful impact on business and society while becoming trusted and empowered leaders.

I believe passionately in giving back and paying it forward to the next generation. I’ve personally placed my focus on education, cancer and cystic fibrosis treatments, and women’s equality, all of which have a personal tie to my heart.”