Bud McDonald

Connecticut Office Managing Partner


Bud McDonald is currently the global client service partner (GCSP) for Fox Corporation and Nielsen Holdings responsible for all services provided by Ernst & Young throughout the world. He has spent his entire career serving global companies in a variety of industries. Bud joined Ernst & Young as a partner in 22 following 2 years at Arthur Andersen.

Bud was the GCSP of Textron Inc., an audit client, from 212 to 216. He provided services to United Technologies Corporation, a non-audit client, from 23 to 217 including as the GCSP from 212 to 216. In addition, he has been the GCSP on Twenty-First Century Fox, News Corporation, International Paper, Becton Dickinson, United Rentals and Emcor Group.  He has been the office managing partner of the Stamford, CT office since 25.

He earned an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and a masters degree from New York University.