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Billy Jernigan

Associate Director

Billy delivers insights to Fortune 500 companies by partnering with business leaders and leveraging subject matter expertise to grow the top line, reduce costs, and enhance margins. Billy partners with clients in a variety of areas including market and competitive landscape analysis, customer journey mapping and segmentation strategy, organizational and operating model design, process migration and relocation strategy, labor capacity and resource optimization, and large-scale IT transformation programs. He draws on an array of industry experience including Financial Services, Retail, and Manufacturing/Industrials. Billy has strong skillsets in financial/operational due diligence, hypothesis driven go-to-market strategies, digital implementations, relationship building, and public speaking. He brings over 6 years of experience helping companies drive profitability and enhance market share. 

Prior to joining SSA & Company, Billy held multiple positions with The Home Depot. He began as an intern, then became an associate as a Financial Analyst on the Lumber Team. There, he gained a wide array of knowledge in commodity pricing to align Home Depot’s merchandising and pricing strategy across their 2,000 stores. Following this role, Billy was promoted to Senior Analyst on the Online Strategy Team. Billy delivered executable insights across 5 different online businesses within the organization to help drive incremental revenue, customer traffic, and optimize KPIs. 

Billy is a member of the Professional Development Committee and is based in New York. In his non-work hours, he enjoys water sports, snowboarding, cooking, and playing the piano.  


  • University of Georgia, B.B.A. in Finance 

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