Senior Vice President & Controller AT&T Inc.
Debbie Dial, Senior Vice President and Controller for AT&T Inc., is responsible for financial reporting and operations, accounting policy, business planning, and regulatory reporting for the company. She was appointed to her current position in January 2016.
Before her current role, Debbie served as the Vice President – Finance for Capital Management as well as providing CFO support for Technology Development (Tech Dev) and CTO/Labs. Debbie oversaw the Capital management group whose role includes 1) evaluation of project requests to support the value to the company and 2) providing a governance structure to monitor capital investments. Debbie also had the holistic finance support for Tech Dev and CTO/Labs (includes Domain 2.0 Architecture, Advanced Services Development, Network and Product Planning, and Intellectual Property). In addition, Debbie oversaw the Cost Analysis group which provides cost support for a host of telco, corporate and affiliate clients.
Debbie joined AT&T in 1996 in the Audit Services organization and has held a variety of leadership positions, including Vice President – Merger Integration, Program Management, and Vice President – Shared Services.
Prior to joining AT&T, Debbie worked for KPMG for ten years where she was a Senior Manager. A native of San Antonio, Debbie earned her Bachelor of Accounting degree from The University of Texas at Austin, and she is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Debbie currently resides in Dallas, Texas.