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Meet Michael E. Zychinski

Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Deloitte LLP

Michael E. Zychinski

Mike Zychinski is the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for the 45,000 U.S. personnel of Deloitte. As a 32-year veteran with the organization, Mike’s appointment to this national role follows his many years of experience as an audit partner and office managing partner.

Today, Mike oversees the development and implementation of the organization’s ethics policy, providing guidance and resources that are available not only to Deloitte personnel across the U.S., but also externally accessible to clients and vendors. Additionally, he oversees the monitoring of key professional compliance areas including independence, CPA licensing, continuing education, and mandatory training.

Prior to his appointment as Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Mike served as the St. Louis Office Managing Partner for eight years, during which time he was responsible for building lasting client relationships in addition to overseeing new business development and community involvement. He has actively participated in many Deloitte national working groups such as the CEO’s Resource Strategy Work Group, the Clients & Markets Steering Committee, and the Partner Development Advisory Council. In an earlier career assignment, he served for 13 years in Orlando as the Audit and Office Partner-in-Charge.

Along with his leadership and client service accomplishments, Mike has been actively involved with his community. He has served on the boards of numerous not-for-profit organizations including the Boy Scouts, Junior Achievement, and the United Way. He has been a guest lecturer on the topic, “Ethics in the Workplace” at St. Louis University and Washington University. In addition, he was a panelist on the St. Louis Council of Economists' Sarbanes-Oxley Update.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree as well as a Masters in Business Administration from St. Louis University.

As used in this document, ‘Deloitte’ means Deloitte LLP (and its subsidiaries). Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

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