Kathryn A. Hollister T'81

Katy Hollister is a seasoned global leader and financial expert with nearly four decades of leadership experience at Deloitte, one of the world’s largest global consultancies.  Throughout her career at Deloitte, Katy drove strategic initiatives and led operations across Deloitte’s most important businesses, most recently serving as the Chief Strategy Officer for the $8 billion Global Tax and Legal practice of 45,000 professionals, leading integration of the global practices, which included a technology transformation. Prior thereto, Katy’s operational experience spanned 15 years of leading progressively larger businesses for Deloitte, ultimately owning a $1.5 billion P&L and leading a team of approximately 5,000 professionals in the U.S. and India.  Katy was also a member of the Deloitte U.S. and Global Boards of Directors.

Following retirement from Deloitte, Katy joined the boards of First Solar, Inc. and Clear Secure, Inc. as a non-executive Director, serving on the Audit and Compensation Committees of both.

In the community, Katy has been an active leader, serving multiple academic and charitable organizations, currently including the Boards of the University of Cincinnati Foundation, UC Health Foundation, MENTOR, and the Cincinnati Museum Center.   

As a Duke alum, Katy chaired the first Duke Women’s Impact Network (WIN) committee, she is an Emeriti member of the Fuqua Board of Visitors, and a member of the WIN-Athletics committee. Katy was elected to the Duke University Board of Trustees in 2017 and currently serves as chair of the Audit and Compliance Committee, and as a member of the Executive Committee, and Resources Committee. She also serves as a member of the Research Collaboration, Translation and Commercialization Advisory Committee.  

Katy has a B.A. from Duke University, a J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. She is a lawyer and CPA both licensed in Ohio.  She is married to Brad Miller (Trinity ’81), a physician, and they have 2 sons, Ryan (Sr Philanthropic Gift Officer, V Foundation for Cancer Research) and Luke (Pratt ’17, Beghou Consulting).

September 2021