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Putting people first is essential to good business, enabling the building of diverse teams that lead to strong organizations, engaged communities and client success.

Jennifer Pitts

Ernst & Young LLP US Transaction Advisory Services Principal

Strategic advisor, focused on complex transactions. Empowers people. Champions a culture of belonging. Drives transformational change. Wine enthusiast. World traveler. Teacher. Continual learner.

A seasoned professional, Jennifer is a principal in the Transaction Advisory Services practice at Ernst & Young LLP, with over 15 years’ experience, concentrating on acquisitions and divestitures.

She focuses on supporting clients in their global, multifaceted, transformational deals, advising clients throughout the deal life cycle, from helping drive strategic decisions around antitrust concerns through accelerating speed to close during operational implementation, to helping mitigate risk during legal entity setup. Her global transaction advisory experience includes integrations, carve-outs, tax-free spin-offs and IPOs across a range of industries, including life sciences, medical devices, health care, consumer goods, education services, manufacturing, chemicals and plastics.

As a people-driven business leader, Jennifer develops people, champions diversity and inclusiveness, and drives initiatives for strategic and personal growth.

Jennifer has an MBA from Middlesex University (UK) and a BS in Communication Studies from Iowa State University.

How Jennifer is building a better working world 

“I help my clients realize the full potential of their capital agendas by guiding them to make better, more informed decisions that consider social as well as financial factors in relation to the deals they do.

I have the privilege of leading and developing teams with diverse skill sets. I believe the key to success is to engage individuals from different backgrounds and cultures who bring unique points of view and exceptional business skills. As we continuously strive to improve the ways we deliver services for our clients, we challenge each other to grow, learn and add value in our organizations and communities.”

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