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Meet Cathy Engelbert
Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte LLP
Cathy Engelbert is CEO of Deloitte LLP, whose subsidiaries provide audit, tax, consulting, and advisory services. Cathy leads the largest professional services firm in the US and is responsible for 70,000 professionals in nearly 90 US cities and India. Deloitte serves 80 percent of the Fortune 500, producing measurable and enduring impact on behalf of our clients, people, communities, and society.
Since 1986, Cathy has had a distinguished career serving large and complex global clients. She previously served as chairman and chief executive officer of Deloitte LLP’s audit subsidiary.
Cathy has held a number of other senior leadership positions at Deloitte. She served on the Deloitte LLP Board of Directors and was a member of the Board’s Strategic Investment, Finance & Audit, Risk, and Regulatory & Government Relations Committees. She has also served as National Managing Partner – Regions for Deloitte & Touche LLP; Deputy National Professional Practice Director; and the Financial Accounting and Reporting Services Quality Risk Manager. Cathy is a past member of the Deloitte LLP Nominating Committee and Deloitte’s Board Council. She has held partner roles serving several of the world’s leading life sciences and pharmaceutical companies and advises multinational companies on financial instrument accounting matters.
Cathy has spoken to influential media including CNBC, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, FOX Business Network and Fortune about key issues including global business trends, professional services and Deloitte’s growth strategy. Cathy also frequently discusses how to advance diversity and inclusion in corporate America with major news outlets, including The Washington Post.
Cathy is a member of the Center for Audit Quality Governing Board and is listed among Crain’s “50 Most Powerful Women in New York” for 2015.
Cathy received a BS in accounting from Lehigh University and is a certified public accountant licensed in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. She is a member of the Accounting Advisory Board for Lehigh University. Cathy is married and has two children.
As with all Deloitte professionals, Cathy plays a crucial role in serving the investor public, protecting capital markets, and helping our clients to solve their most pressing problems with confidence.
Cathy Engelbert at the Most Powerful Women Summit 2015
A collection of media coverage featuring Cathy Engelbert
Deloitte US CEO Cathy Engelbert in Delta Sky magazine
Cathy Engelbert was featured in the June issue of Delta Sky magazine. Cathy talks about Deloitte’s hiring plans, focus on innovation, and commitment to advancing diversity and Inclusion.
Cathy Engelbert named to Fortune’s Most Powerful Women of 2015 List
Fortune celebrated Cathy Engelbert for making history when she was named CEO of a major professional services firm in the US, and placed her on their list as the highest ranking newcomer of the Most Powerful Women of 2015.
Deloitte US CEO Cathy Engelbert shares advice on how to achieve success
United Airline’s magazine, Hemispheres, recently published an article featuring Cathy Engelbert and her role as CEO at Deloitte. Cathy discusses the role teamwork, collaborative environments, and a partnership culture play in success.
Cathy Engelbert on the future of the Fortune 500 and the five things companies should keep in mind to stay relevant
Cathy Engelbert recently spoke with Fortune about the five things she believes companies need to do in order to remain relevant and successful as the Fortune 500 continues to evolve. Engelbert emphasizes the customer, evolution, the eco-system, employees, and diversity.
Cathy Engelbert on Deloitte and the professional services industry
Forbes recently published a Q&A with CEO Cathy Engelbert. In the piece, Cathy shares her vision for the organization and provides an insider’s look at Deloitte’s direction and strategy.
Deloitte recognized as a leader
In honor of Mother’s Day, ‘Meet the Press’ host Chuck Todd and Maria Shriver spoke with guests Cathy Engelbert and a Maryland teacher for a segment on the state of the American mother. Deloitte was invited to participate given its family-friendly policies and long history of supporting not just women and moms, but all working professionals.
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