Dutcher is a Director at Deloitte, the international accounting and consulting firm known for its award-winning Initiative for the Retention and Advancement of Women. She directs succession planning and leadership development for high talent partners serving the firm’s most significant global clients. A strategic imperative of the program is the advancement of women and minorities into these client-facing leadership roles. She developed the highly successful Next Generation partner development curriculum which focuses on developing future generations of leadership for Deloitte.
Fluent in Spanish, Dutcher has extensive experience in managing projects in Latin America and in Europe. Before joining Deloitte, she held financial positions at Continental Grain Company, Exxon International Company and Exxon Corporation. Dutcher is a Board member of the Financial Women’s Association of New York, a leading executive organization for women in finance. An important part of the FWA’s mission is the development of future leaders and enhancing the role of women in finance. Committed to the belief that female role models are critical to women at all points on the career spectrum, as co-chair of Professional Development Dutcher created a new “Learning from Leaders” series in which successful women executives shared with younger professional women the critical turning points and decisions that formed their careers. She has also co-chaired the Scholarship Committee; the FWA has awarded approximately $1.2 million in H.S. graduate, continuing undergraduate and MBA scholarships.
Holding Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Spanish from Manhattanville College and Tufts University, respectively, Dutcher received her MBA in Finance with High Distinction from Babson College. Before beginning her business career she was a language teacher at the high school and college levels. She has lived in Italy and Spain.