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Debra L. Dial

Debra L. Dial, Former Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller,
AT&T Inc.

Ms. Dial is the former Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of AT&T Inc., a global telecommunications company. She served as AT&T’s Chief Accounting Officer from 2022 to 2023, and Senior Vice President and Controller from 2016 to 2023. Previously Ms. Dial served as Vice President of Finance for AT&T Capital Management with responsibility for capital allocation, budgeting and governance, and as Chief Financial Officer for the AT&T Chief Information and Technology Officers. Prior to joining AT&T in 1996, Ms. Dial spent ten years at KPMG in their audit practice, where she held roles of increasing responsibility.

Ms. Dial serves on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, which advises the FASB on strategic and technical issues affecting standard setting.

Ms. Dial is a senior finance executive with over 25 years of experience in financial reporting, accounting policy, and capital allocation with a Fortune 20 global telecommunications company. Ms. Dial brings a broad perspective and strategic insights through her experience in driving sizeable merger integration; leading successful cost transformation; executing M&A valuation analysis; overseeing SEC reporting including climate related disclosures, financial policy and governance; managing long-term financial planning; focusing on enterprise risk management; and supporting investor relations – all of which are key areas of focus for the Company.