Rich Jeanneret

Americas Vice Chair and US East Region Managing Partner


Rich Jeanneret currently serves as the Northeast region managing partner and is a member of the Americas operating executive and United States executive boards at EY. In this role, he leads more than 8, professionals across all business units in 16 offices stretching from Boston to Richmond. He has also served on EY’s Global Advisory Council.

Prior to his current role, Rich served as the Americas vice chair of transaction advisory services, where he led more than 3,6 professionals in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Israel. During his five-year tenure in this role, the Americas TAS practiced grew by more than 125% and became the most profitable business unit in EY Global. Additionally, under his leadership the Americas TAS practice more than doubled revenue in five years, attained a 34% revenue growth CAGR for new products, achieved number one status for market share and brand, attracted top industry talent, and reshaped the learning curriculum to become world class.

Rich has more than 3 years of transaction experience with both private and public companies, advising on mergers and acquisitions for corporations and financial buyers; public company spinoffs; initial public offerings; and securities offerings. His expertise encompasses all aspects of a client’s capital strategy – preserving, optimizing, raising, and investing. Prior to his current position, Rich served as the Mid-Atlantic managing partner of assurance and advisory business services where he practiced as an audit partner for 25 years

Rich is recognized as a thought leader and is regularly quoted in top tier media and has appeared frequently on television and radio including: Fox Business: Mornings with Maria; Bloomberg TV: Markets; Bloomberg Advantage; NPR: All Things Considered, and CNBC: Squawk Box.

Rich resides in Great Falls, VA with his wife, Lisa, and they have four children: Katie, Tim, Amy, and Henry.