Lee Henderson has 26 years of experience working with both entrepreneurial private companies and multinational public companies. He is the EY Americas Private Leader and Executive Sponsor, EY Entrepreneurs Access Network. As Americas Private Leader, Henderson works with teams across the EY Americas area — North, Central and South America, and Israel — to support high-growth entrepreneurs and middle-market companies. These teams serve family enterprises, privately held businesses, companies backed by venture capital and private equity, as well as pre-IPO and public companies.
Henderson previously served as EY US Central Region Growth Markets Leader and the Firm’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® Midwest Program Director. He served in the Firm’s London office as the coordinating partner for a Fortune 500 technology company and as COO of EY’s UK and Ireland Assurance practice.
Active in the Chicago community, Henderson serves on the Big Shoulders Fund board and is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago. He holds a BS in accounting from California State University, Hayward.