Byron Spruell is Global Managing Director of the Financial Advisory practice for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL). He chairs the Global Financial Advisory Executive Committee, and is a member of the DTTL leadership team. Mr. Spruell is responsible for leading the 8,500 person practice, which, spanning nearly 150 countries, provides highly specialized advisory solutions for companies facing critical business events where significant value is at stake. He is based in New York City.
Prior to being named Managing Director – Global Financial Advisory, Mr. Spruell served as a Managing Principal of Deloitte LLP, acting as Chief of Staff to the former U.S. CEO and current global CEO, Barry Salzberg. In this capacity, Mr. Spruell was involved in operations, communications, strategy, regulatory/policy, talent, and clients/markets matters for the U.S. member firm.
With more than twenty-two years of experience in professional services, Mr. Spruell also held the role of Midwest Regional Managing Principal for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. He specializes in dispute/litigation consulting, business insurance consulting and complex damage claims analysis. As such, Mr. Spruell provides expert witness testimony and expert related services in litigation, arbitration and mediation matters across a number of industries.
An active member of the communities in which he and his family have resided, Mr. Spruell has served on a number of charitable boards and committees, including The Salvation Army, the Center for Houston’s Future, Houston 2012 Foundation, the Notre Dame Club of Houston and the Houston Center Club’s Athletic Committee. He is currently on the boards of Metropolitan Family Services in Chicago, the Jackie Robinson Foundation in New York, and the Notre Dame Monogram Club Association. He is also active in various organizations and charity events, including the United Way, Junior Achievement and College Summit.
Mr. Spruell received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and master’s degree in Business Administration with honors from the University of Notre Dame (where he also played football for the Fighting Irish serving as co-captain in his final year on the team).