Nick Prior was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland. Educated at University College Dublin, Nick emigrated to the United States in 1989 with his wife, Jane. Based in San Francisco, Nick is an audit Partner with Ernst & Young and has over 26 years of audit and business advisory experience coordinating and serving global clients. Nick is a solutions-oriented decision maker with excellent communication skills and the ability to identify keys issues. Through his extensive international experience Nick understands many cultures and varying approaches to solving issues. Nick’s experience includes seven years working in Russia and China focused on advising clients regarding mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and joint ventures. Nick currently works with large multi-national corporations and numerous start-up companies bringing solutions tailored to their divergent needs. Nick serves on a number of not-for-profit boards and enjoys golf, biking and skiing. He has been married for over 25 years and has one daughter, Alex.