Photographic portrait of Rachel Gerring
Going public isn’t just about executing a transaction, it’s about completely transforming a business. I thrive on helping companies navigate that transformation and flourish in the public markets.

Rachel Gerring

EY Americas IPOs and Strategic Transactions Leader

IPO readiness and financial accounting advisor. Sounding board for CXOs and entrepreneurs. Transformation guide. Wife and mother of two remarkable daughters.

Rachel has more than 20 years of experience providing guidance to disruptive, dynamic, high-growth companies across a variety of industries, including VC- and PE-backed businesses and their investors, large private and family enterprises, IPO-bound companies, and public companies on the Russell 3000 and 2000 indexes.

She advises companies on the overall transformative impact and technical accounting requirements of liquidity events, exits and other strategic transactions, including initial public offering (IPO) and exit readiness, divestitures, mergers and acquisitions, leasing and revenue recognition, debt offerings and more.

Rachel is a frequent speaker at industry events and is also dedicated to furthering EY inclusiveness efforts. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Michigan State University and is a Certified Public Accountant in Tennessee.

How Rachel is building a better working world

"Accessing the public markets can give owners and entrepreneurs access to the capital needed to realize their ambitions faster, creating enormous benefits for their customers, employees and investors.

By helping private company leaders ready for an IPO or other liquidity event, I’m equipping them with the know-how needed to transform their businesses while contributing to the success of the broader capital markets ecosystem."