Women's Forum of New York

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Cathy Engelbert


As CEO of Deloitte, Cathy Engelbert leads one of the largest professional services organizations in the United States with more than 85,000 professionals. Deloitte provides audit & assurance, tax, consulting, and risk and financial advisory services to over 80 percent of the Fortune 500. For more than 30 years, Cathy has had a distinguished career serving large and complex global clients. She previously led the US audit & assurance practice and is currently a member of Deloitte’s Board of Directors. Cathy is chairman of the Center for Audit Quality Governing Board, is listed as one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women, and is ranked on Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards honoring the 50 Highest Rated CEOs. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, serves on the executive board for Catalyst, and regularly speaks to influential media including CNBC, Bloomberg, and The Wall Street Journal. Cathy received a BS in Accounting from Lehigh University and is a member of the Accounting Advisory Board for Lehigh University.