SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ernst & Young LLP is pleased to announce that Angela Carter has joined the firm's Bay Area practice as an advisory principal. In her 20-year career, she has served as a strategic advisor to both multinational corporations and entrepreneurial emerging companies on business process optimization, performance improvement and enterprise technology solutions. Based in San Francisco, Carter will provide leadership and drive continued growth in the region within Ernst & Young LLP's Advisory practice by bringing a robust set of performance improvement services to market.
Carter joins Ernst & Young LLP from another Big Four accounting and professional services organization, where she was the global lead partner for the firm's largest technology advisory services practice. She has served clients in a variety of industries, including software, hardware, communications, media & entertainment and financial services.
"Angela joins us at a pivotal time as more clients look to us to assist with growth strategies, navigate the challenges and opportunities of a digital world, and anticipate what's coming next," said Leslie Blair, West Region Advisory Services Managing Partner. "Angela brings more than 20 years of experience helping companies design and execute business transformation programs. Her leadership will also be instrumental in guiding our professionals as they support clients in reaching business goals."
Carter earned her bachelor's degree in Economics and International Affairs from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
About Ernst & Young LLP's Bay Area practice
Ernst & Young LLP has more than 1,900 people in its San Francisco, San Jose and Redwood Shores offices who serve a diverse client base of innovative and entrepreneurial companies spanning the technology, real estate, consumer products, asset management and insurance, banking and capital markets, health care and social media industries. Ernst & Young LLP is a market leader in the Bay Area, serving more than 60% of the region's companies listed on the Silicon Valley 150, Russell 3000 and Fortune 1000.
The firm celebrates the successes of Northern California's entrepreneurs through its EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program, founded in 1986. Ernst & Young LLP's San Jose office is also home to EY's Global Technology Center, which brings together worldwide teams of professionals with deep technical and industry knowledge.
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