New York-based Big 4 firm EY has named Dante D’Egidio as vice chair of Americas assurance and Katrina Kimpel as vice chair of the EY professional practice group.
D’Egidio will sit on the firm’s U.S. executive committee and lead a team of more than 25,000 professionals across the Americas in audit, financial accounting advisory services, climate change and sustainability services, and forensic and integrity services. He has been with EY for more than 25 years and currently serves as the U.S.-East assurance MP, responsible for quality, market growth, service delivery and operations. He has experience in various industry sectors and in SEC reporting matters, capital market transactions, M&A and working with multinational companies.
“Dante’s strategic and inspiring leadership approach will galvanize teams across Americas Assurance to deliver the highest level of client service, rooted in quality, trust and inclusion,” says Julie Boland, EY Americas MP and EY U.S. chair and MP. “His commitment to creating a world-class experience for our assurance professionals will continue the EY tradition of developing transformative business leaders.”
Kimpel directs the nearly 300 professionals in the professional practice group, who cover a broad range of audit, accounting and regulatory matters. She has served in multiple roles in professional practice, including Americas deputy vice chair of the practice, professional practice director – East Region and national accounting partner responsible for income tax accounting. She also has served as an engagement quality reviewer and was a professional accounting fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the SEC.
“[Katrina] is an inclusive leader who is recognized inside and outside EY for her deep expertise in accounting and financial reporting, auditing and regulatory matters,” says Boland. “She champions audit quality and innovation and will be instrumental in providing the training and thought leadership our teams need to stay current on the latest trends, practices and evolving regulatory requirements.”