In 2013, Mark Weinberger took on his role as Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of one of world’s leading professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY). For the past five years, he has served as a member of Ernst & Young’s Global Executive, the top-level management body within the firm. Mark Weinberger was previously EY's Global Vice Chair of Tax, overseeing EY’s global tax practice.
Accepting an entry-level position with EY in the late 1980s, Weinberger initially worked within the firm’s national Tax department. He transitioned to a career in public service and accepted a position with Senator John C. Danforth of Missouri as his Chief Tax and Budget Counsel. In 1994, he was appointed by President Bill Clinton as Chief of Staff of the Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform. He additionally served as a member of the U.S. Social Security Advisory Board during this period. . In these roles, he cultivated a deeper interest in large budget issues, taxes and entitlements, developing a reputation as one of the leading authorities on tax policy in the US.
Weinberger earned his Bachelor’s degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and subsequently pursued law and business degrees at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He also received an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C in 1991.
In 1996, Weinberger co-founded Washington Counsel, P.C. a legislative and law advisory firm that he led for several years. Washington Counsel merged into EY in 2000 and now operates as Washington Council Ernst & Young. Mark Weinberger rejoined Ernst & Young as head of the US national Tax practice prior to being appointed by President George W. Bush as the U.S. Treasury’s Assistant Secretary (Tax Policy). In addition to his current work with EY, Weinberger maintains board positions with the American Council for Capital Formation and the Tax Council.