Mark A. Weinberger 83C
Global Chair and CEO
Mark A. Weinberger is the global chair and CEO of EY, a leading global professional services organization that provides assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services. With 190,000 people in more than 150 countries, EY is one of the largest professional services organizations in the world.
Weinberger previously served as the assistant secretary of the US Department of the Treasury (Tax Policy) in the George W. Bush Administration. He also was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the US Social Security Administration Advisory Board, which advises the president and Congress on all aspects of the Social Security system. Other US government positions include chief of staff of President Clinton’s 1994 Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform, chief tax and budget counsel to US Senator John Danforth (R-Missouri), adviser to the National Commission on Economic Growth and Tax Reform, and commissioner of the National Commission on Retirement Policy.
He co-founded Washington Counsel, a Washington D.C.–based law and legislative advisory firm that merged into EY and now operates as Washington Council EY.
Weinberger is a member of the International Advisory Board of BritishAmerican Business, a member of the International Integrated Reporting Council, and on the board of advisers for the American Council for Capital Formation. He is also a member of the Washington, D.C.–based Business Roundtable and is chair of the Business Roundtable Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy. Weinberger is a member of the International Business Leaders Advisory Council, which counsels the mayor of Shanghai. He co-chairs the Russia Foreign Investment Advisory Council and plays an active role in the World Economic Forum, serving as a member of its International Business Council and the Steering Committee of the Global Issue Partnership on International Trade and Investment. Weinberger is a frequent speaker at the World Economic Forum and other international events, including the annual China Executive Leadership Programme at Cambridge University and the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia.
He sits on the board of directors for Catalyst, where he chairs the Audit Committee; the Tax Council; and the Bullis School in Potomac, Maryland. Weinberger is also a member of the board of trustees of Case Western Reserve University.
Weinberger has a BA from Emory College; an MBA and JD from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio; and an LLM in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.
In December 2012 Weinberger was presented the prestigious Achievement Award by the Anti-Defamation League.