Sandy Cockrell and Carol Larson

Sandy Cockrell is the global leader of the CFO Program for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL). The CFO Program enables DTTL to achieve its strategic vision “to be recognized as the pre-eminent advisor to the CFO.” It harnesses the broad capabilities of DTTL member firms to deliver forward thinking and fresh insights for every stage of a CFO’s career — helping CFOs manage the complexities of their roles, tackle compelling challenges and adapt to strategic shifts in the market.

 

Carol Larson, a senior Audit & Assurance partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP, is the champion for Women Executives in Finance for Deloitte’s CFO Program. In this role, Carol works to add the perspectives of women across the spectrum of CFO Program offerings through mentorship and development of women in many levels of finance leadership. Carol supports and engages with women in finance and across the C-suite and contributes perspectives and insights through various thought leadership vehicles. These efforts include championing the advancement of women finance executives through events like CFO Vision™, CFO Forums and CFO Transition Lab™ sessions.

Carol has been a Deloitte partner since 1989, serving large, complex clients in the financial services industry. She has held the U.S. and global leadership roles in audit, financial services and central banking.

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Many companies have clear strategies in place to increase diversity and inclusion (D&I) among leaders, but it remains unclear how these policies are making change. Deloitte’s Sandy Cockrell and Carol Larson discuss CFOs’ increasingly important role in championing D&I. Diversity and inclusion (D&I) are top of mind for executives and organizations of all sizes, but progress remains sluggish. For example, the number...

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