Anthony K. Anderson was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) in September 2012 representing the City of Chicago. He serves on the Audit and Finance committees.
Mr. Anderson is the retired Vice Chair and Midwest Managing Partner of Ernst & Young LLP, a global leader in professional services with worldwide annual revenues of nearly $23 billion. During his 35-year career at Ernst & Young, Mr. Anderson most recently led a practice of more than 4,000 assurance, tax, advisory and transaction professionals across a 13-state region. He served as the senior advisory partner on several clients including Aon, McDonald’s, Whirlpool and Target.
Mr. Anderson also serves as a board trustee for The Field Museum, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Lyric Opera, World Business Chicago and is the chairman of the board of the Chicago Urban League.
Mr. Anderson is a member of the American, California and Illinois Institute of Certifi ed Public Accountants. He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Chicago State University.