Ken Bouyer

Ken is Ernst & Young's Americas Director of Inclusiveness Recruiting. Ken has served in a variety of roles since joining the firm's Assurance practice in 1990. Prior to his current role, Ken was an Americas Director in the Advisory Services Practice, serving various Global internal audit clients. He still continues to serve clients in the Advisory Practice.

As the Americas Director of Inclusiveness Recruiting, Ken is responsible for developing and implementing a recruiting strategy that focuses on creating a diverse talent pool. Inclusiveness at Ernst & Young is defined broadly and includes gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, and generational differences. Fostering an inclusive culture where all individuals can achieve their full potential is a global priority and a business imperative for Ernst & Young. The firm strives to reflect the changes in world demographics-taking into account the new mix of cultures and individual characteristics that build our talent pool.

Ken currently serves on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) minority initiatives committee. He is a Board member and the Chair of the Audit Committee for the American Accounting Association. Ken serves on the American Accounting Association/AICPA Pathways Commission, various University Accounting and Dean's advisory Boards. He is a past Board member and International President of Beta Alpha Psi. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Federation for the Schools of Accountancy (FSA). Ken is a recipient of the FSA's "Practitioner Service Award" for his distinguished service to the profession of accounting and accounting education.

Ken has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, from Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York. Ken is a Certified Internal Auditor and member of the AICPA. He is a lifetime member of the National Association of Black Accountants and the ALPFA organization. Ken currently resides in New Jersey with his wife Shorn and their daughter Kelsie.