Carol Sawdye is Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of PwC. In her role as PwC's CFO, she is responsible for PwC's financial functions including budgeting and reporting, partnership taxation, treasury, internal audit and real estate and is a member of the U.S. Leadership Team. She has been in this role since November 2012.
Carol rejoined the firm in November 2012 after spending two years with the National Basketball Association (NBA), where she served as the Executive Vice President and CFO. She oversaw the financial affairs of the league and its related entities, including managing the NBA's financial relationships with its 30 teams. Prior to that, she spent eight years at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, initially as CFO and later also assuming responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer. Carol began her career at PwC, and spent her first 17 years (the last six as a partner) mostly serving clients in the media and entertainment practice.
Carol is a CPA, licensed to practice in NY. She received her B.S. in accounting from the University of Virginia and her MBA, with specialization in international business and corporate finance, from Columbia University.