Katrina Salem

Salem
U.S. Chief Learning Officer, PwC
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Bio

Katrina Salem is responsible for building PwC’s brand in the industries that define the Rockies marketplace today and in the future, cultivating PwC’s people, and contributing to the community by developing partnerships with local philanthropic and civic organizations.

Salem is also a tax partner who serves a variety of clients, primarily in the manufacturing, telecommunications, and technology industries. She has spent nearly 17 of her 27 years with PwC serving Colorado based companies, and has consulted with clients on tax decisions associated with a wide range of business structures and transactions. She has extensive experience in tax technical areas such as change in ownership, taxation of stock options, and research and development tax credits, as well as accounting for income tax.

Salem spent three years leading PwC’s US Knowledge Services Organization, a centralized knowledge management function focused on sharing and delivering distinctive knowledge to PwC clients, partners, and staff. She was also the Market Managing Partner for the Enterprise Solution Center in Tampa, Florida, PwC’s shared services center which houses 30% of the U.S. firm’s infrastructure.

Salem continues to be involved in community service, serving on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement, the Board of Governors for the Denver Economic Development Corporation, and the Board of Directors of the Mile High United Way, where she is also a Tocqueville member.

Salem has a B.S. in Accounting and a B.A. from the University of Kansas. She is a licensed CPA in Colorado, Missouri, and Florida, and is a member of the AICPA, the Colorado Society of CPAs, and the Missouri Society of CPAs. She lives in Golden, Colorado, with her husband, Jon, and her daughter, Myriah.