Steve Payne
I am passionate about helping companies attain their full potential through conversations around their capital agenda strategy. The key is starting the dialogue.

Steve Payne

EY Americas Vice Chair – Consulting

Experienced advisor helping global clients fund their ambition through the liberation of cash from working capital - cash is king! Husband and father. Keen golfer.

Steve oversees financial and capital planning, operating performance and a broad portfolio of services and brings more than 25 years of insight into operations management consulting.

Drawing from extensive international experience in Europe and emerging markets in the Americas and Asia-Pacific, he is also the EY Global Strategy and Transactions Operational Transaction Services Leader. He has more than 25 years of experience leading global working capital programs for corporations and PE clients, and continues to serve clients as an Engagement Partner with Ernst & Young LLP.

Prior to joining EY in 2008, he was the CEO of a global boutique firm that focused on helping companies improve cash flow from working capital via operational improvement. He joined EY to build the Americas working capital services.

Prior to his consulting career Steve served in industry as an operations and supply chain leader as well as an industrial engineer. 

How Steve is building a better working world

“Whether helping clients to attain their full potential through cash flow improvement, or supporting schools in my hometown in South Carolina with better resources and enhanced programs of study, I believe building a better working world starts with advising tomorrow’s leaders. It is our great privilege to help support these opportunities all over the world.”

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