Americas Advisory Talent Leader
Thear leads EY professionals to deliver a wide range of consulting services to clients in the US Southwest region across multiple industries, including Health, Energy, Technology, Media, Telecommunications, Realstate, Retail & Consumer Products, Industrial Products, and Auto & Transportation. Integrated EY teams help clients grow, innovate, and protect their businesses through sector insights and deep competency knowledge, including Strategy, Customer, Finance, Supply chain, Technology, Cybersecurity, Risk Transformation, and People Advisory services. Thear drives business growth and helps clients solve their most challenging business issues in the transformative age by being the most purpose-led and most connected consultant.
Thear is passionate about building leadership and philanthropic capacity in others to improve lives. At EY, Thear serves on the Americas Advisory Women’s Leadership Steering Committee, the Americas Inclusiveness Advisory Council, and she serves as the Executive Sponsor for the EY Dallas Pan-Asian Professional Network. Thear is also Executive Sponsor of leadership development programs such as Power-Presence-Purpose and the Leadership Academy to build strong, innovative, and courageous leaders for the 21st century.
In the community, Thear is active through her Board service with the Dallas Women’s Foundation, the Dallas Holocaust Museum, the Boy Scouts of America Circle Ten Council, the SMU Lyle School of Engineering Executive Board, and the National Asian-American & Pacific Islander Chamber of Commerce.
Thear is a Biomedical Engineering graduate of SMU. She has been recognized by Consulting Magazine with the “Women Leaders in Consulting Future Leader” award, the YW Mentors & Allies Award, the NAAAP 100 Award and she has been featured in Forbeswomen.com, Working Mother’s Magazine, The Little PINK Book, Diversity Inc. Thear has been included in several publications including a book called “Powering Up! How America’s Women Achievers Become Leaders”, in the Everest Project research study called Women Redefining Corporate America, and in EY’s Journeys that Inspire.
Thear lives in Plano, Texas with her husband Eric and their four sons.