Chris Mitchell has been with Crowe for six years, serving as a consulting principal within the technology, media, and telecommunications group prior to his appointment as the firm’s first chief diversity officer (CDO). As CDO, Mitchell is responsible for driving a programmatic agenda to support a culture of inclusion in line with the firm’s vision and strategy.
In this conversation, Financial Executives International talks with Mitchell about his experiences moving up in the accounting, audit, and consulting industry and his hopes for making sure diversity is represented in its ranks.
Here is a transcript of the first portion of the conversation, edited for clarity and brevity. You can also listen to the full audio version of this interview.