Tim Hanley

Tim Hanley, Bus Ad ’78, is the acting Keyes Dean of the College of Business Administration. Hanley received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the College of Business Administration and that same year began his career at Arthur Andersen, serving as an audit partner for many of the largest manufacturers in Wisconsin.

In 2019, Hanley retired as a senior partner with Deloitte LLP. Hanley is a seasoned global executive, with extensive experience consulting with manufacturers regarding digital transformation, organizational strategy development and execution, acquisitions and market development. Under his leadership, Deloitte’s Global Consumer and Industrial Products practice grew to be the largest at Deloitte, with over $14 billion in revenues.

Hanley is also an Audit Committee Financial Expert and has significant experience both in the boardroom and with audit committees. He has deep experience in establishing strong, trusting relationships with C-level executives and board members, advising them on global business issues and helping implement organizational change. He also has spent significant time over the past decade working overseas and has a strong understanding of markets throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America. Hanley has been a frequent speaker at many international venues and is consulted often on the topic of digital transformation and its implications across the manufacturing industry.

Hanley has also served at Marquette as a longtime member of the College of Business Administration Dean’s Advisory Council, as a member of the university’s President’s Advisory Council and on the Campaign Executive Committee. In October 2019, Hanley became the college’s first ever executive-in-residence. Hanley was recognized in 2012 as the College of Business Administration’s Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.