July 1, 2013
Deloitte announced the appointment of Byron Spruell as vice chairman of Deloitte LLP, Central region managing principal and Chicago office managing principal.
Spruell, 48, is responsible for Deloitte¿s national strategy for client and business growth and strategic positioning in the local markets across 17 states consisting of 31 offices and more than 14,000 Deloitte professionals, including nearly 4,000 professionals in Chicago. He succeeds Deborah L. DeHaas as central region managing partner, Anne Taylor as Mid-America region managing partner and Stacy Janiak as Chicago office managing partner. Deloitte combined its Mid-America and existing Central regions on June 2, the start of its fiscal year.
Spruell has been with Deloitte for 17 years. He was previously based in Chicago for four years as a leader and principal in Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. Spruell has a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master¿s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame where he also played football for the Fighting Irish.