Katherine M. Scherer
Chicago Managing Partner | Deloitte LLP
111 S. Wacker Drive
Kathy has more than 30 years of experience in delivering exceptional client service, complemented by the ability to develop, lead, and motivate large engagement teams to excel. As Managing Partner of Deloitte’s Chicago office, she oversees more than 5,800 local professionals and is responsible for driving the local practice’s strategy for growth, client service, talent, and community involvement.
Additionally, Kathy, partner, Deloitte Tax LLP, serves as a lead client service partner and advisory tax partner on a number of major corporate clients. Previously, she led Business Tax Services (BTS).
Kathy is passionate about the advancement of women in the workplace, demonstrating her commitment through her leadership in Deloitte’s Women’s Initiative and the Chicago business community. She serves on the boards of Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana and Junior Achievement of Chicago. Kathy was recognized as one of Crain’s Chicago Business “2019 Notable Women Executives Over 50” and received the “2017 Illinois CPA Society’s Women to Watch Award” in the Experienced Leader category.