Tonie Leatherberry Named Chair of Executive Leadership Council

Tonie Leatherberry, principal at Deloitte & Touche LLP and president of the Deloitte Foundation, was recently named chair of the Executive Leadership Council.

“After serving on The ELC board for several years and developing programs such as The ELC CEO Academy, I am honored to have the opportunity to continue my service and work with ELC members to expand The ELC’s reach and influence,” stated Leatherberry. “Given my passion for leadership development and understanding the critical need to help prepare the next generation of black and women of color C-suite executives, I am proud of the work we’ve done together. I look forward to playing a larger role in helping advance the impact of The ELC and its programs on industry, the marketplace, our communities, and beyond.”

She replaces Orlando D. Ashford, president of Holland America Line.

ELC President & CEO Skip Spriggs said of Leatherberry’s new role, “Tonie has been an enthusiastic and engaged member of The ELC since 2009 and has served on The ELC board of directors for several years. Her fellow board directors recognized and rewarded Tonie for her leadership with this appointment. In addition to continuing her support for The ELC’s CEO Academy and our work with the Alliance for Board Diversity, Tonie will lead efforts to increase the visibility and impact of the organization, and its value to our members.”

A Network Journal “25 Influential Black Women in Business” honoree, Leatherberry has worked with Fortune 100 Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Business clients and supported key accounts across Strategy, Enterprise Risk, Human Capital and Technology services.