Raheel Patel

Client Services Director



Finance & Accounting

Raheel joined DLC in 2015 and now serves as Client Services Director for the Chicago market, where he is responsible for new business development, account management, practice development and talent acquisition. He previously served as Client Account Director and Consultant where his responsibilities included consulting as well as sourcing, managing, and leading client engagements. He has over 15 years of finance, accounting and transformation/project experience working with Fortune 500 companies within pharmaceuticals, consumer products, retail and financial services. His consulting focus has centered on acquisition integration, carve-outs, and divestitures, shared services, finance transformation, FP&A, business unit reporting, and project management.

Prior to joining DLC, Raheel held FP&A, Supply Chain Finance, and Internal Consulting roles at The Home Depot in Atlanta. Raheel began his career in New York City in Venture Capital and Financial Services Strategy Consulting and also held positions at Lehman Brothers.

Raheel grew up in Mumbai, India and spent a year volunteering in Africa in 2009-2010. He is an avid traveler with over 60 countries visited and counting. He received his Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Strategy from Emory University – Goizueta Business School and his Bachelors degree from Wittenberg University.