We are transforming the audit by fostering the spirit of teaming. Multidisciplinary collaboration drives quality, builds experiences for our people and helps us better serve the public interest.

Dave A Sewell

EY US-Central Assurance Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Diversity, equity and inclusion champion. Architect of high-performing teams.

Dave is the EY US-Central Assurance Managing Partner, with 46 offices and more than 2,500 audit professionals. He has over 25 years of experience in public accounting and auditing.  

Dave has led audits of large multinational organizations and advised clients on SEC reporting, debt and equity transactions, business combinations, and divestitures. Prior to this current role, he served as the EY US-Central Region Audit Leader and the Assurance Leader for the Georgia market. Earlier in his career, Dave served as a resident in the National Accounting Professional Practice group.

Dave has worked with large public companies and high-growth entrepreneurs in the technology, consumer products, retail and manufacturing, wholesale, and distribution sectors.

He is a licensed CPA in Georgia, New York and Maryland. Dave earned his bachelor’s degree from Clark Atlanta University.

Dave is the board chair of Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School, which supports underserved minorities in the Atlanta community.

How Dave is building a better working world

“Fostering an environment of inclusion is the foundation for building high-performing teams. Whether it is serving on the Americas Inclusiveness Council, the Global Diversity and Inclusiveness Advisory Council or working extensively with the EY College Mentoring for Access and Persistence, I build a better working world by helping to empower the next generation.”

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