Deborah L. DeHaas, regional managing partner, Deloitte
Deborah L. DeHaas has been named regional managing partner of the new Central region at Deloitte LLP, the largest professional services organization in the United States. DeHaas will lead the quality, client satisfaction, growth, marketplace and human resource initiatives for the 23 offices and nearly 9,000 Deloitte professionals in the 12 states that comprise the Central region. Deloitte combined its Midwest and North Central regions June 1, the start of Deloitte's fiscal year. DeHaas, 51, recently managed the Midwest region, a five-state, seven-office region with approximately 5,000 professionals. She will continue as vice chairman and a director. Tom Dekar, regional managing partner for the North Central region, retired June 1.