Huron to Mark the Celebration with Employee Driven Volunteerism
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 9, 2012--
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business
consulting services, today announced that the Company will celebrate its
10-year anniversary through employee participation in a series of
community service events. Huron will provide time off for its employees
in every office location to demonstrate the Company’s commitment to
supporting local community organizations.
“Devoting our time and talent to civic and community organizations is a
cornerstone of the Huron culture,” said James
H. Roth, chief executive officer and president. “Our anniversary
events reinforce our commitment to our people, our clients, and the
communities in which we live and work.”
As part of the anniversary celebration, Huron employees will be
participating in 33 community service events with 31 different
organizations worldwide. The Company’s ongoing commitment to the
community brings employees together by helping others through Huron
Helping Hands initiatives.
A selection of 10-Year Anniversary community events include:
Chicago – the office will work with the Chicago Public Schools reading
to children and organizing a library, and with the Boys & Girls Clubs
of Chicago assisting with arts and crafts projects.
Houston – the office will host a food drive and work on-site at the
Houston Food Bank.
India – the office will host a food and clothing drive.
London – the office will support Oxfam GB with a clothing and
household items drive.
New York – the office will work on-site at the Food Bank For New York
City to help sort, weigh, package, and ship donated food items.
Portland – the office will volunteer at Outside In, The ReBuilding
Center of Our United Villages, and Transition Projects.
“Huron employees apply their skills and their enthusiasm not only with
our clients, but also to their personal causes and interests,” said James
K. Rojas, chief operating officer. “Our Helping Hands program
encompasses the three most valuable resources a charitable organization
needs to survive – time, talent and treasure. We thank our people for 10
years of dedication to Huron and to giving back to the community.”
Huron was founded in May 2002 with 200 people and has grown to
approximately 2,000 today. Huron
Helping Hands provides support through civic sponsorship, community
service projects, pro bono activities, and a matching program.
The Company has three operating segments: Health
Consulting; and Financial
Consulting. In 2011, Huron served more than 800 clients, including
nearly 200 new clients. The Company has worked with more than 90 of the
top 100 research universities, more than 275 General Counsel, and nine
of the top 10 largest healthcare systems ranked by Modern Healthcare.
Huron was also recognized by Consulting magazine as one of
Firms to Work For in 2011.
For more information about Huron’s 10-year anniversary events, visit: www.huronconsultinggroup.com/10years.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve
performance, comply with complex regulations, reduce costs, recover from
distress, leverage technology, and stimulate growth. The Company teams
with its clients to deliver sustainable and measurable results. Huron
provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and
distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, Fortune
500 companies, leading academic institutions, medium-sized businesses,
and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more
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