Deborah L. DeHaas
Fri, March 4, 2016
Vice Chairman, Chief Inclusion Officer, and National Managing Partner, Center for Board Effectiveness, Deloitte LLP
Deborah L. DeHaas is vice chairman, chief inclusion officer, and national managing partner of the Center for Board Effectiveness for Deloitte LLP. As chief inclusion officer, Deb drives Deloitte’s strategy to recruit, develop, and promote a diverse workforce and foster an inclusive environment where leaders thrive. Deb is also responsible for Deloitte’s boardroom programs supporting corporate boards and directors in fulfilling their governance-related responsibilities. Deb was named to Accounting Today’s “Top 100 Most Influential” list in 2013 and 2014 and was included in the 2015 and 2016 National Association of Corporate Directors Directorship 100, which recognizes influential leaders in corporate governance.
Deb serves as the lead client service or advisory partner on a number of Deloitte’s most significant clients and is a member of the Deloitte US executive committee. She previously served as a member of the board of directors of Deloitte LLP and as the US firms’ representative on the Deloitte Canada board of directors. Deb also serves on the Trinity Board of Visitors at Duke University and on the board of trustees and Kellogg Global Advisory Board at Northwestern University. She is the immediate past chair, board of directors, for the Executives’ Club of Chicago.