Stephen Klemash
Today’s boards face unprecedented disruption, innovation and transformation. And they have a remarkable opportunity to help create enduring value for shareholders, employees, consumers and society.

Stephen W. Klemash

EY Americas Center for Board Matters Leader

Recognized leader in corporate governance. Experienced board member. Trusted advisor to senior executives and directors. Fervent reader. Husband and father.

As the leader of the EY Americas Center for Board Matters, Steve has conducted dozens of board insight sessions and has led numerous discussions with director networks. He regularly presents at corporate governance events, and in 2018 and 2019, Steve was included on the National Association of Corporate Directors’ list of the 100 most influential leaders in corporate governance.

Steve has firsthand experience as a board member and currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees at Robert Morris University. He has also served on boards of numerous other nonprofit organizations.

Steve’s EY leadership roles have included serving as the Pittsburgh Office’s Managing Partner and as a Regional Managing Partner for EY’s largest service lines — both Assurance and Advisory.

Steve obtained a BSBA from Robert Morris University and an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh. He also has a top security clearance with the US Federal Government.

How Steve is building a better working world 

Effective corporate governance is an important element in building a better working world. Steve guides the EY Americas Center for Board Matters to help the boards of global companies manage a growing agenda and a wide range of new and complex risks. Steve helps board members ask the right questions to enhance risk management and keep disruption from becoming a disaster.