Change is constant in the consumer sector. Whether addressing the relentless rise of ecommerce or the shifting landscape of consumer preferences, successful brands plan for the future, not just today.

Lindsey Kiely

EY-Parthenon Principal, Consumer Products & Retail, Ernst & Young LLP

Consumer products and retail strategist. Private equity advisor. Passionate team builder and developer of people. Hobby farmer and avid foxhunter.

A strategy advisor for nearly two decades, Lindsey helps lead EY-Parthenon Consumer Products and Retail services in the private equity sector. She advises on commercial due diligence, growth strategy development and exit planning for private equity firms and their portfolio companies. Lindsey is involved with 20–25 consumer deals annually.

She was with Parthenon for nearly a decade prior to its combination with the EY organization in August 2014. She holds an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and a BA, with Honors, from Williams College.

How Lindsey is building a better working world

“Whether clients or teammates, people are at the heart of everything I do.

For my clients, building a better working world starts with providing the insights they need to make sound decisions, even if those insights challenge previous perceptions. Trusted partnerships evolve from collaborative and open interactions.

For my teams, I am passionate about developing our people through diversity of experiences, offering autonomy with support, and creating diverse and high-performing teams to navigate the challenging work of acquisition due diligence.”

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