Global Chief Ethics Officer
Debbie Rheder serves as the Global Chief Ethics Officer and Board Secretary to several boards, including the Deloitte LLP (US) board, the Deloitte USA LLP board, and the New Americas board (Mexico and Latin America).
As board secretary, Ms. Rheder is responsible for overseeing all aspects of corporate governance. Additionally, she handles all matters related to retired partners and managing directors, overseeing partner consents for outside activities and board development programs for senior partners and managing directors. Further corporate governance experience includes leading the Deloitte USA partnership agreement modernization, working closely with the Chairman, CEO, board and executive team. Additional leadership roles held by Ms. Rheder have included the Managing Director of Consulting Partner Matters. In this role, she worked closely with the Consulting CEO and Executive Committee to establish overall strategic goals and oversee the performance management processes.
With over twenty years of professional experience and fifteen years at Deloitte, Ms. Rheder has a broad set of experiences both within the US and globally. She began her career as an auditor. She joined Deloitte in the strategy and operations practice with a focus on cost optimizations, ERP and point solution implementations, process redesigns, and other impact driven engagements.
Ms. Rheder graduated from the University of Florida, where she earned a bachelor of science in accounting. She is a registered CPA and has earned the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight issued by Carnegie Mellon University.