Mr. Anderson served as the Vice Chair and Midwest Area Managing Partner of Ernst & Young (EY), a global assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services firm, until his retirement in 2012. During Mr. Anderson’s 35-year career with EY, he oversaw a practice of 3,500 audit, tax, and transaction professionals serving clients throughout the Midwest and also served for six years in the Los Angeles area as managing partner of EY’s Pacific Southwest region. Mr. Anderson also served as a member of EY’s governing body, the Americas Executive Board.
Mr. Anderson currently serves as a director of AAR Corp. (aerospace and defense), Avery Dennison (manufacturer of adhesive technologies, display graphics and packaging materials), and Marsh & McLennan Companies (global professional services firm). He is also a director of the Regional Transportation Authority (oversight body for regional transportation agencies), chairman of the board of the Perspectives Charter School, and on the board of directors for World Business Chicago. Mr. Anderson previously served as a director of First American Financial Corporation from 2012 to 2016 and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Anderson also previously served as a director of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and as a director of the Chicago Urban League.