Photographic portrait of Catherine Banks
It’s about giving back and seeing the ripple effect. The EY Foundation is a powerful example of philanthropy driving transformative change for higher education. I’m proud to be a part of it.

Catherine Banks

Director, EY Foundation and EY Academic Resource Center

Driver of change for greater good. Passionate about inclusiveness and innovation. Amateur technologist. Lifelong learner. Power tool lover…both at work and at home!

As the Director of the EY Foundation and EY Academic Resource Center (EYARC) in the US, Catherine helps to lead and manage programs to support higher education through funding, curriculum resources and teaching.

Catherine has been with EY for nearly three decades, and in that time has held various roles, including serving clients in Assurance in both the Chicago and Seattle markets, and leading Campus Recruiting in the Pacific Northwest and West markets.

Catherine holds a BS in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. She is a CPA in the state of Washington.

How Catherine is building a better working world

“Building a better working world starts with preparing students to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. As Director of the EYARC, I lead a team of subject matter experts in producing hands-on curriculum resources which provide faculty with information and insights into leading-edge issues impacting the profession.”

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