EY Names Boland as Vice Chair and Central Region MP

Julie Boland

Julie Boland

New York-based EY (FY16 gross revenue of $11.2 billion) named Julie Boland as EY vice chair and central region MP, succeeding Kelly Grier, effective July 1, 2018.

In her new role, Boland will be responsible for driving market leadership, developing and retaining talent, creating high-performing teams and providing exceptional client service for a regional practice of 10,000 professionals spanning 15 states and 17 offices.

“The central region is one of EY’s largest regions and its strong position comes from our purpose of building a better working world,” says Grier. “Julie has a passion for our people and culture having led Cleveland, the region’s second largest office, with outstanding growth, people engagement and recruiting results. During her 30-year career, she has served a variety of EY clients and is known for quality and integrity. Julie knows our region well and has the passion, mindset and experience to move it forward.”

“EY’s central region is known for its innovation, exceptional client service and its best-in-class execution of the talent agenda and people engagement. Under Kelly’s leadership, EY’s central region has built impressive momentum that I look forward to building upon,” says Boland.

Boland began her career as a CPA in the audit practice of another Big 4 firm. She then worked at J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs leading up to her CFO roles at publicly- and privately-held companies. Boland has served as EY’s Cleveland OMP since 2014.