Samuel Silvers is the Northeast Regional Managing Partner, effective March 2012. Previously, Sam was the Global Leader of the Finance Transformation practice of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL).
In addition to his DTTL role, Sam led a separate Americas Finance Transformation initiative, seeking to build Finance Transformation practices across the entire Americas region. He was the leader of the US Finance Transformation practice from its inception until March, 2011.
Sam has authored multiple publications and white papers around finance transformation including "Breathing Lessons" straight talk for CFOs, "When CFOs Debate," "FT a la carte," and "How to leverage sustainability initiatives for finance transformation." He, in conjunction with Knowledge@Wharton, has established the "Eye on Latin American Finance" website that provides insight into challenges facing Latin American finance executives.
Sam holds a bachelor of science from Drexel University and an MBA from Temple University. He currently serves on the board of Philadelphia Youth Network and was the former Chairman of the Board of Junior Achievement of Delaware Valley. He resides in suburban Philadelphia, with his wife and three children.
Industry Expertise (5)
Areas of Expertise (2)
Role of the Cfo
Principal - Deloitte Consulting LLP (professional)
Deloitte LLP have professionals with a single focus: serving our clients and helping them solve their toughest problems. We work in four key business areas—audit, financial advisory, tax and consulting—but our real strength comes from combining the talents of those groups to address clients' needs. As the world’s largest management consulting firm, we help organizations build value by uncovering insights that create new futures and doing the hard work to improve performance.
Author - When CFOs Debate (professional)
When CFOs Debate, a new book released by Deloitte, is designed to help chief financial officers as they think through some of the most pressing issues they face and see all sides of the argument when it comes to critical business decisions. Issues covered in the book include: automating financial systems, providing earnings guidance, offshoring, investing in going "green," adopting International Financial Reporting Standards, and attracting and retaining the best talent.
Board of Directors - Philadelphia Youth Network (personal)
A nationally recognized leader in youth workforce development, the Philadelphia Youth Network (PYN) is a non-profit organization that serves as a catalyst for collective action by developing and delivering models that change systems and improve educational and economic outcomes for youth. Our vision is that all of Philadelphia's young people will take their rightful places as full and contributing members of a global economy.
Drexel University: Bachelor of Science
Temple University: MBA
Event Appearances (1)
What's Next for Financial Management Solutions at Oracle?
Oracle OpenWorld 2011 San Francisco, California
Sample Talks (1)
When More Is Harder
In this discussion, Sam Silvers will explain why some companies are handing the responsibilities of the chief operating officer to the chief financial officer (CFO). Sam identifies what a CFO with operational responsibility can accomplish more easily, and outlines what a CFO with no information technology background must do.
- Workshop Leader
- Corporate Training