As a parent of a son with autism, I have experience with the needs of the autism community. As my son gets older, I am particularly concerned about helping my son reach his potential as a contributing member of society as a working adult. OAR’s recent initiative “Hire Autism” will help people with autism obtain opportunities that will in turn help us all build a better working world. I believe the “Hire Autism” mission is critical to maximize the contribution that people with autism can make to our society and the sense of accomplishment and satisfaction that people with autism can derive from contributing to society through work.

Marie is a partner in the Ernst & Young LLP National Assurance Practice with more than fifteen years of experience serving clients in a variety of industry sectors. Marie is the Revenue Recognition Champion for the Northeast Region, helping clients and audit teams assess readiness and develop implementation plans related to revenue recognition.

Marie has significant experience leading integrated audits of large, multi-national public registrants, working with large complex accounting and reporting environments, working with companies on complex technical accounting matters and financial reporting requirements.

Marie graduated from the College of the Holy Cross, where she received a BS, with a double major in Accounting and Economics, and a concentration in African American Studies. Marie is a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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Marie Johnson

Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

Tysons, VA

“Funding practical studies and turning the results into helpful tools is an exceptional way to effect positive change in the autism community. ” 
Marie Johnson