Sam Johnson, Vice Chair and Southeast Region Managing Partner at EY
(Graduate of Morehouse College – B.S. In Marketing and Accounting)
Sam joined EY in 1998 and since then he has held a variety of leadership positions, currently serving as the Vice Chair and Southeast Region Managing Partner. He has a passion for people and business, and continues to support the growth trajectory of EY’s services and capabilities and the organization’s ambition of becoming the leading global professional services provider by 2020.
EY’s Southeast Region includes Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. There are 19 offices with more than 6,000 professionals across Advisory, Assurance, Tax, Transaction Advisory and Core Business Services.
Since 2011, Sam has served as the Accounts and Business Development Managing Partner of the Northeast Region, based in New York, where he was responsible for the growth and quality of services provided to clients. He has more than 25 years of experience as a professional in Advisory services, with deep knowledge and expertise in risk management and internal controls services. He has helped many large, multinational companies implement and improve their risk management compliance and internal controls programs across US, Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America and Israel.
Sam is an advocate for early childhood education and has a passion for helping children grow and develop successfully, regardless of their financial means.