Jane Steinmetz

Chair
Office Managing Principal,
Ernst & Young LLP

Jane Steinmetz is a business leader within EY who brings over 25 years of experience serving Fortune 100 clients, leading high-performing teams and advocating for change.  

In her role as Office Managing Principal of the EY Boston office, Jane is responsible for overall client service, market growth and internal management of the Boston office, in which there are over 2,300 assurance, tax, transaction and consulting professionals.

As a managing principal and business leader, she is connected to top leadership and uses her experience to guide strategic, client service and operational recommendations.  

Throughout her career, Jane has been a tax professional who has consulted with a diverse array of taxpayers on state tax matters.  In her resident state of Massachusetts, she works closely with the business community, Department of Revenue, Legislature and Governor's Administration on tax policy. Her consultation has involved high profile controversy matters, nexus considerations, large scale compliance functions, apportionment nuances, and driving legislative state tax changes of critical importance for some of the firm’s largest clients both nationally and across the globe.

Prior to her current role, Jane served as the New England Market Leader for Financial Services and has led the national Financial Services state and local tax practice for EY, managing a team across the US, London and India.  

Jane is skilled in bringing the full power of the EY multidisciplinary practice to assist our clients across a spectrum of areas, including transaction support, supply chain, tax, legal, finance, talent and diversity and inclusion. 

Jane is also active in giving back to the community, pursuing her passion to personally make a difference in youth mentoring, women advancement and equality for all. She is a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, United Way and the National Association of Corporate Directors - New England chapter. She serves on the executive committee of the Massachusetts High Tech Council, Massachusetts Business Roundtable and on the Boston Club corporate advisory board. She currently serves as the chairwoman of the Massachusetts Taxpayer Foundation. She also engages with numerous local charitable organizations including NVNA Hospital, International Institute of New England, Northeast Arc and Strong Women Strong Girls.  

For her professional and personal accomplishments, Jane has been named to the Boston Business Journal Power 50 and Women Who Mean Business. She was also a 2020 Boston Chamber Pinnacle Award recipient, a Massachusetts Society of CPAs 2018 Women to Watch honoree, and Girls’ LEAP Honoree of the Year.  

Jane started her career at PwC and joined EY in 2011. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Rhode Island College and her J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law. She is a member of the Massachusetts and Connecticut bar associations. 
Jane resides in Cohasset, Massachusetts with her husband of 25 years, 4 children and 2 Newfoundlands.