US Cyber & Strategic Risk leader
Principal | Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory
Deborah, a principal at Deloitte & Touche LLP, is the US Cyber & Strategic Risk leader for Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory.
Deborah has more than 25 years of cross-industry experience, focused predominantly within government, life sciences and health care, and financial services industries. She primarily helps commercial organizations and government agencies navigate multifaceted cyber problems and transform business or mission strategies and operations. Recognizing the ubiquitous, sophisticated nature of cyber, Deborah uses a values-driven approach to help clients align cybersecurity imperatives with cyber risk and strategic business priorities to strengthen cyber resilience.
As the leader of the Cyber & Strategic Risk practice, Deborah is driving a major growth initiative to position the practice for further success through the convergence of business, technology, and cyber. Previously, she led the Government & Public Services (GPS) Cyber Risk Services practice, GPS Risk & Financial Advisory clients and markets portfolio, and the GPS Empowered Well-Being program.
Deborah prides herself on leading with authenticity, empathy, and a deep devotion to her team and clients. She is passionate about the acceleration of women and underrepresented minorities, and is the host of the Resilient podcast cyber series that shares the stories of successful cyber professionals.
Deborah received a bachelor’s degree in Finance at Virginia Tech and a master’s degree in Information Technology at George Washington University. She serves on Virginia Tech’s Business Information Technology and Masters in Information Technology Advisory Boards, is a self-proclaimed fitness junky and avid traveler, and trains service dogs with the Guide Dog Foundation in her spare time.
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