Jonathan Center is a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young’s (EY) Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction audit practice where he provides deep insight and analysis over his client’s financial statements, transactions, processes, and controls. With 10+ years of experience in serving both private and public companies across various sectors and sub-sectors, he brings a unique perspective and ability to understand both deep technical issues and broader business areas including acquisitions, system integrations, and transition/merger implementation. Jonathan holds a Master of Accounting Science (‘08) and BS in Accountancy (’07), both from the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
Jonathan is the founder of Foursomes 4 Philanthropy (F4P), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that helps local non-profit organizations achieve their annual fundraising goals and brings together friends and family for an annual summer golf event. Since its founding in 2008, F4P has raised nearly $1000,000 for local charities including the Cancer Wellness Center, Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter, The Lynn Sage Foundation, and Resilience. He serves as one of Resilience’s Co-Chairs for the 17th Annual Evening of Impact.