Stephen R. Howe, Jr.
Board of Trustees

Stephen R. Howe, Jr. is Ernst & Young’s U.S. Chairman and Americas Managing Partner. He leads the U.S. and Americas Executive Committees and represents Ernst & Young in regulatory relationships. He also directly serves as Executive Sponsor for the Firm’s focus on diversity and inclusiveness. He has been with the firm for over 30 years.

Mr. Howe previously served as audit partner for various global financial institution clients and as senior advisory partner on many of Ernst & Young’s largest clients. Prior to his role as U.S. Chairman and Americas Managing Partner, he served as Managing Partner of the Financial Services Office.

Mr. Howe joined the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees in January 2011, and serves on its Audit and Compliance Committee.

Mr. Howe graduated from Colgate University with a B.A. in Mathematical Economics and from the Stern School at New York University with an MBA in Accounting and Finance. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Center for Audit Quality, the Board of Trustees of Colgate University, the Board of the Partnership for New York City and the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Hall. He also serves as the Corporate Chairman for the Liberty Science Center Genuis Gala, and is actively involved in the development and support of Ernst & Young’s Corporate Responsibility initiatives.