John leads more than 20,000 audit and financial and reporting professionals. He is responsible for Assurance services in the Americas, including Audit, Financial Accounting Advisory Services and Forensic & Integrity Services.
John is laser-focused on innovation, quality, and inclusive leadership, as well as maintaining relationships across a wide range of stakeholders, including regulators.
He previously served as the Assurance Managing Partner for the US Southwest Region, which comprised 14 offices across nine states. With in-depth cross-sector experience, John has served as coordinating partner and senior advisory partner for both Fortune 500 and rapid-growth companies.
John began his career at Arthur Andersen in 1992, joined Ernst & Young LLP in 2002, and became a partner in 2003. He earned a BBA in Accounting from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston.
How John is building a better working world
“I am a tireless advocate for audit quality and am proud of our commitment to this important work. Audit quality is the cornerstone of trust in our capital markets, and I work with our teams and leaders to maintain and exceed our high standards.”