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Jerry Gootee

EY Global Advanced Manufacturing Sector Leader

Consulting leader with nearly 30 years of experience. Passionate about developing people, building relationships and serving clients. Guitarist and vocalist. Golfer and Cleveland sports enthusiast.

Jerry currently serves as EY Global Advanced Manufacturing Sector Leader and Ernst & Young LLP Global Coordinating Service Partner on several global accounts in the sector.

With over 27 years of experience helping global organizations with their auditing, tax, transactions and consulting needs, he has led and coordinated projects across functions and domains such as robotics and process automation, finance and back-office transformation, site selection, external and internal audit co-sourcing and controls support, supply chain transformation, tax planning and incentives, M&A due diligence and post-merger integration services and global mobility services.

Previously, he served in many Americas and global leadership roles, including Akron Office Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP and EY Global Innovation, Markets and Communications Leader.

Jerry received a BA in Accounting from the University of Louisville. He is a Certified Public Accountant and serves on several boards and committees.

How Jerry is building a better working world

“I am building a better working world by addressing challenges and contributing value to everything we do with clients. I’m proudest of helping my clients work through some very difficult issues and overcoming some tough odds to get to great outcomes for clients and EY people.”

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