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Erica Nelson

Audit Analytics Leader | Audit & Assurance

Erica is a partner in the Audit Investment Management practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP. She is also the Deloitte US Audit Analytics Leader and Deloitte Global Audit Analytics Leader. 

Erica leads operations for the Deloitte US Audit Analytics practice, as well as the efforts around talent, recruitment, learning and development, and eminence to bring the power of data analytics to the audit. 

As the Deloitte Global Audit Analytics Leader, she collaborates with Deloitte member firms around the globe to enable practitioners to deliver quality, insight-driven audits that leverage analytics methodologies and technologies.

With over 30 years in public accounting, Erica’s experience includes working with a wide variety of investment companies, including hedge funds, commodity pools, fund of funds, and private equity funds, to provide financial audits and related services, and also complete special projects for public and private clients of all sizes. As a partner in Deloitte US, she also serves as an Engagement Quality Control Reviewer for clients in both the investment management and securities industries. 

Erica received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in Accounting from DePaul University. She is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Erica also serves on the board of directors for the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics and was a past member of the CPA Exam Board of Examiners.