Eller College Of Management Welcomes 2021 Eller Executive In Residence

Jan. 25, 2021


Arizona Marketplace Leader Ken Udenze Brings Nearly 30 Years’ Experience to the Role

TUCSON, Ariz. (January 25, 2021) — The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona has appointed Ken Udenze as Executive in Residence for 2021. Eller’s Executive in Residence is intended to influence the Eller College community members on the future of work, diversity, equity and inclusion and to share relevant industry experience, networks and resources for a lasting legacy from their year of service.   

“We are excited to work with Ken on a number of engagement opportunities with Eller that best fit his interests, expertise and also expands our relationship with Deloitte to a new level over the span of this year,” says Paulo Goes, Eller Dean and Halle Chair in Leadership. “He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge that will benefit our students, faculty and staff, and we’re honored to have him serve as our 2021 Eller Executive in Residence.”  

Udenze is an Arizona marketplace leader and managing partner at the Phoenix office of Deloitte & Touche and a licensed CPA in three states. With more than 28 years’ experience in public accounting, he has worked with clients across a variety of industries with a focus on refining, utilities, transportation and real estate. Udenze has a strong background in leading the audits of multi-segment SEC registrants and has led numerous engagements for large clients headquartered outside of Arizona. 

In addition to his administration and marketplace responsibility for the Deloitte Arizona Practice, he regularly facilitates marketplace and growth initiatives for the Arizona practice and works with partners, principals and managing directors in our practice, to ensure they are bringing service excellence to current and future clients. Udenze is a former trustee of the Desert Botanical Gardens and maintains board memberships with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council and Greater Phoenix Leadership. For more about the Eller College of Management, visit www.eller.arizona.edu

About the University of Arizona Eller College of Management: Home to 5,800 undergraduate and 750 graduate students, the University of Arizona Eller College of Management is a comprehensive business school with a global reputation for innovative research, rigorous curriculum, a distinguished faculty, excellence in entrepreneurship and social responsibility. The College’s mission is to support and develop a community of scholar and learners whose knowledge, integrity and entrepreneurial spirit will transform business and society. For more, visit www.eller.arizona.edu