Sharon Allen, Former Chairman of Deloitte

Q&A with Dean Richard Lapidus

Sharon Allen is the first and only woman to be elected chariman of Deloitte. She began her career in Deloitte's Boise, ID office received a series of promotions until and she assumed the top executive role in 2003. Allen has received several honors during her career, most notably she was selected to Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women in the World” list four times. She retired in 2011 and serves on board of directors for nonprofit organization such as YMCA and Autry National Center.