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UI Alum Retiring As Top World Force

She’s the most powerful woman accountant in the world — just ask Forbes magazine — she’s from Kimberly, and she’s retiring at age 59. Sharon Allen, Kimberly High Class of ’69, is standing down as chairman — and that’s the term she prefers — of the board of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd., the largest accounting firm on the planet. In 2009, Forbes ranked her 98th on its list of the 100 most powerful women in the world. With the exception of Declo’s J.R. Simplot, Allen is probably the most influential business leader the Magic Valley has ever produced/Steve Crump, Twin Falls Times-News. More here.

Question: Do you have an accountant?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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