Donald B. Christian (B.B.A. ’90)
Trustee, Howard University Board of Trustees
Partner, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC), US East Region Advisory Leader
Board of Trustees
Donald B. Christian, CPA, CISA, a member since 2018, is the advisory leader for PriceWaterhouseCoopers' East Region which includes the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast markets. Mr. Christian provides leadership and support to enable growth across the markets and clients in the region including owning and delivering services on key client relationships. He collaborates across firm leadership on client strategy and supports our people strategy and diversity initiatives. Mr. Christian has over 28 years of experience in professional services leading and growing businesses in the firm and consulting with clients in the areas of business transformation, strategy, technology consulting, business performance improvement and risk management. Areas of expertise include Strategy, Management Consulting, Business Transformation and Business Process Improvement. His client service experiences span a variety of industries with a current focus on Technology and Government Contracting. Mr. Christian has assisted organizations with a wide variety of assignments designed to improve business performance, enable transparency, and achieve strategic objectives. In particular, his ability to think strategically, plan and organize for success have generated sustainable results and reinforced his accomplishments as a leader. Since his admission to the partnership in 1997, Mr. Christian has served in a number of roles in the firm, served on several committees and is an active and visible leader in PwC’s efforts around diversity and inclusion. He is a very well-respected business leader and frequently consults with executives on both their personal as well as organizational success. A Howard alumnus, Mr. Christian received a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree, magna cum laude, from the School of Business in 1990, with a minor in information systems. As a student, Mr. Christian was the business manager of The Hilltop for two consecutive years, and an active and engaged leader in: Beta Alpha Psi, the international honor organization for accounting and finance; Beta Gamma Sigma, the academic honor society; and the National Association of Black Accountants.