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As CEO of Deloitte US, Cathy Engelbert leads one of the largest professional services organizations in the United States with more than 80,000 professionals. Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and advisory services to 80 percent of the Fortune 500, producing measurable and enduring impact for clients, people, communities, and society.
Since 1986, Cathy has had a distinguished career serving large and complex global clients and has served as a specialist in financial instruments. She previously led the US audit practice and is currently a member of Deloitte’s Board of Directors.
Cathy regularly speaks to the media including CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, FOX Business Network, the Financial Times, and Fortune about global business trends, Deloitte’s growth strategy, and the new business reality. The media also often interviews Cathy relative to the dynamics of how marketplace shifts are influencing the future of the workplace and opportunities for continuing to advance diversity and inclusion in corporate America.
Cathy is chairman of the Center for Audit Quality Governing Board and has been listed as one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women for the last two years. She is ranked on Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards honoring the 50 Highest Rated CEOs, and among Crain’s 50 Most Powerful Women in New York. Cathy is also recognized as one of Working Mother magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Moms and one of Fast Company magazine’s Most Productive People.
She is a member of Catalyst (board of directors), the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable, the Business Roundtable, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board, the Partnership for New York City, and the Accounting Advisory Board of Lehigh University.
Cathy received a BS in accounting from Lehigh University and is a certified public accountant licensed in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. Cathy is married and has two children.