Deloitte LLP has named JRF Board Member Byron Spruell to head its expanded Central region, consolidating three managing director positions. Previously, Byron, a 17-year veteran of the professional services organization, was global managing director of financial advisory for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. and chief of staff to its CEO, former JRF Board member Barry Salzberg. Byron will hold the titles of vice chair, Central region managing principal, and Chicago office managing principal. He will oversee Deloitte's newly combined Chicago-based Central and Houston-based Mid-America regions, which encompasses a 17-state, 31-office group with 14,000 professionals, about one fourth of Deloitte's U.S. total.
An Ohio native, Byron 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. Byron has been a member of the JRF board since 2009.
Deloitte LLP is a Platinum Sponsor15 JRF Scholars and has worked with the Foundation to establish a program offering JRF Scholars summer internships.