Chairman , PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Dennis M. Nally is the Chairman and Senior Partner of the US Firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and a member of the US Board of Partners and Principals and the US Leadership Team. First elected by PwC’s US partners as the Firm’s Chairman and Senior Partner in 2002, Mr. Nally was elected to a second term in that role early in 2006. From 2000 through 2001, he served as Managing Partner of the US Firm; and from 1998 to 2000, he was Audit and Business Advisory Services Leader for the Americas Theatre. He joined the Firm’s Detroit office in 1974 and became a partner in 1985. From 1985 to 1988, he served in the National Office Accounting Services Group in New York. From 1988 to 1992, he was Partner-in-Charge of the Firm’s Dayton, Ohio, office. From 1992 to 1995, he served as the Firm’s National Director of Strategic Planning. From 1995 to 1998, he was Vice Chairman with responsibilities for finance and key client service support, including technology and office operations, and he was a member of the US Firm Policy Committee and US Management Committee. He was also a member of the General Council of the Worldwide Organization. Mr. Nally has extensive experience serving large multinational clients in a variety of industries, principally focusing on the technology market, including computers and life sciences. He is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer on issues affecting the accounting profession and the US capital markets. Recently, he has spoken at the World Business Forum, the Detroit Economic Club, the Cambridge Energy Research Association (CERA) annual global energy conference, New York University’s Stern School of Business, Ohio State University, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business/Coach K Leadership Conference, Wake Forest University’s Hylton Lecture Series, and the Leighton Lecture Series at the University of Illinois. Mr. Nally is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of CPAs. He is a member of the US Chamber of Commerce/Board of Directors, the Partnership for New York City/Board of Directors, The Carnegie Hall Society/Board of Trustees, The Colorado Festival of World Theatre/Board of Directors, and the Diocese of Bridgeport, CT/Finance Committee. A graduate of Western Michigan University, Mr. Nally also completed the Columbia University and Penn State University Executive Programs.