CEO, Deloitte LLP
As chief executive officer of Deloitte LLP, Frank Friedman’s responsibilities extend to more than 65,000 professionals in nearly 90 U.S. cities and India. As head of one of the leading professional services firms, Friedman oversees our people in delivering measurable and enduring impact on behalf of our clients, communities and society.
Like all Deloitte professionals, Friedman plays a crucial role in serving the investor public and protecting capital markets, while providing high-quality service to some of the organization’s largest clients.
Serving as CFO since 2011, Friedman has been responsible for the development of the U.S. firms’ financial strategy, including capital, budgeting, planning, analysis, accounting, partner financial services, taxes, reporting and operations.
Friedman is a frequent commentator on major issues impacting the U.S. economy, speaking to outlets such as Bloomberg, CNBC, Fox Business and CNNMoney.
Outside of Deloitte, Friedman has served on the board of many philanthropic organizations, including the REACH Foundation, Starlight Theater, Health Midwest, Minority Supplier Council and Menorah Hospital.
Friedman joined Deloitte’s Kansas City office in 1979 after graduating from the University of Kansas with a B.A. in accounting and business administration. Friedman is a Certified Public Accountant.