Students Talk With Deloitte's David Williams
The Stanton Distinguished Leaders Series and the Undergraduate Program Office hosted a presentation by David Williams, CEO of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services (FAS) LLP, Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
Williams has nearly 30 years of experience providing advice and counsel to companies faced with opportunities for growth, such as a merger or acquisition, or critical challenges such as fraud, litigation, or restructuring. During his tenure with Deloitte, Williams has served in various leadership roles spanning Deloitte FAS’ three major business arms — Forensics, Analytics, and Advisory Services. His leadership responsibilities extend to more than 2,000 professionals.
Williams previously was the national leader of FAS’ Advisory Services practice. Earlier, he was the national leader of the Valuation Services practice and a principal in the organization’s Forensics practice. Since 2004, he has been a member of the executive committee of Deloitte FAS and the boards of both Deloitte FAS and Deloitte LLP.
Williams has provided consulting services to various industries on business and financial issues, including strategic planning and analysis, new business development and pricing, manufacturing and service delivery, cost measurement and control, performance measurement, financial accounting, and reporting and the associated compliance requirements.
Williams earned an undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Bar Association and serves on the Regional Advisory Board of Teach For America - New York and on the Pro Bono Institute Board.
The Stanton Distinguished Leadership Series brings to Georgetown’s campus leaders who are renowned in their fields to share unique experiences with the school’s students and alumni and to engage in dialogue about leadership in an ever-changing world.