|Cathy Engelbert, CEO, Deloitte LLP|
Distinguished track record
Egelbert has been with the company since 1986. Her background is impressive. As current chairman of the Board of Deloitte LLP stated, "Cathy has a strong track record of advising some of the firm's leading clients, and working with regulators to advance our industry-leading Audit practice." Egelbert holds a BS in accounting from Lehigh University and is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a past recipient of the YWCA's Tribute to Women in Industry Award and is among the Women's Fund of New Jersey's "25 Most Influential Women in Finance."
Deloitte known for diversity
The “Big Four” global accounting and consulting firms include Deloitte, Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG. But Deloitte is the first professional services firm to elect a minority CEO, woman chairman of the Board, and minority chairman. Their diversity efforts have placed them on Fortune's 100 Great Places to Work List.
Read more at fortune.com/2015/02/09/deloitte-names-first-female-ceo/