Sergio de la Fe
Industrials Leader, National Enterprise Accounts Leader
Areas of focus: Financial Reporting, Accounting Processes, ERP Systems, Internal Audit
Sergio serves as RSM’s national enterprise accounts leader and national industry leader for the industrials industry. Sergio is the immediate past chair of the board of directors of RSM US LLP.
As the national enterprise accounts leader, Sergio ensures that RSM delivers a premium client experience that fulfills the firm’s brand promise of the power of being understood. In his role as the national industry leader for industrials, Sergio is responsible for all aspects of RSM’s industrials business across all service lines, focused on RSM’s clients and people.
During his tenure as board chair, Sergio was responsible for ultimate oversight and governance of RSM US LLP. He focused on RSM’s strategy to be the first choice advisor to middle market leaders globally and to ensure that the firm’s culture is aligned with its core values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence and stewardship. He also prioritized innovation, technology, and the firm’s culture, diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Throughout his career, Sergio has served a number of Fortune 500 and middle market companies globally in a variety of sectors, including industrials, consumer products, and financial services. He holds a seat on the National Association of Manufacturers’ 2020 – 2021 Board of Directors with a focus on enhancing and amplifying the voice of middle market manufacturers.
Sergio was a founding member of RSM US LLP’s national Employee Network Executive Council, where he oversaw the firm’s diversity initiatives and employee networks. He is also the national founder of ¡HOLA!, an RSM employee network group that provides leadership and advancement support to RSM’s Hispanic and Latino professionals. Sergio was awarded the 2019 ALPFA Executive of the Year award by the Association of Latino Professionals For America, an award he is most proud of. ALPFA’s Executive of the Year award is presented annually to a senior leader who is career-oriented, a strong supporter within a corporate sponsor firm, who has promoted diversity within corporate America, and who has a strong personal interest in ALPFA’s mission.
Sergio holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Florida International University as well as a graduate certificate from the Wharton School of Business.
- Member, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Certified Information Technology Professional
- Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
- Institute of Internal Auditors
- Bachelor of Arts in accounting, Florida International University
- Bilingual in English and Spanish