In 2012, Mr. Anderson retired as the Vice Chair and Midwest Area Managing Partner of Ernst & Young, after a 35-year career with EY. During his time there, he served for six years in the Los Angeles area as managing partner of EY’s Pacific Southwest region and as a member of Ernst & Young’s governing body, the Americas Executive Board.

Mr. Anderson is an Independent Board of Directors member of Excelon since 2013. He currently serves on the boards of AAR Corp., Avery Dennison Corporation, and Marsh & McLennan.

Mr. Anderson previously served as a Director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago from 2008-2010 and First American Financial Corporation from 2012-2016. Mr. Anderson is the Chairman of the Board of the Perspectives Charter School. He is also a member of the boards of Chicago Urban League, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the Regional Transportation Authority, World Business Chicago, The Field Museum, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Lyric Opera.

Mr. Anderson is a member of the American, California, and Illinois Institute of Certified Public Accountants.