CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2024--
Global professional services firm Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) today announced 27 managing director and principal promotions to recognize these individuals as the firm expands its leadership team in order to foster future growth.
“I extend my congratulations to our newly promoted managing directors and principals on achieving this well-deserved career milestone,” said Mark Hussey, chief executive officer and president of Huron. “Their dedication, expertise, and unwavering commitment to excellence have been instrumental in advancing Huron's vision and growth strategy. I look forward to the continued impact and leadership these individuals will bring to our clients and our organization.”
Huron is pleased to recognize the achievements of the following:
Healthcare Consulting & Managed Services
Andy Weihmiller is a managing director with a 30-year career in healthcare supply chain management. Andy is a driving force in shaping the future of efficient and cost-effective healthcare operations, providing clients with strategic insights to help them navigate the complexities of healthcare supply chains and achieve tangible and sustainable solutions.
Austin Meier is a managing director with nearly 10 years of experience guiding healthcare organizations through large-scale process improvements, enterprisewide strategic road map development, and change management. Austin is a subject matter expert in the ambulatory enterprise and medical group space, focusing on access to care, clinic and physician operations, consumer strategy, and operating model redesign.
Austin Pilotte is a managing director with 10 years of experience working with healthcare organizations to improve performance, redesign operating models, and implement large-scale organizational change. Austin plays a pivotal role in assisting healthcare clients with reaching their strategic and financial goals.
Brenda Grill is a managing director with over a decade of healthcare consulting experience. Brenda is recognized as a patient access subject matter expert, bringing a wealth of knowledge to diverse healthcare provider settings, including large health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, and physician groups.
Carey Tindera is a principal with more than 20 years of experience leading revenue cycle performance improvement implementations and strategic operational assessments for providers including academic medical centers, community hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, children’s hospitals, specialty pharmacies and physician groups.
Chris Kerby is a managing director with over 10 years of experience helping clients improve ambulatory operations, patient access to care, and revenue cycle performance. Chris assists clients in optimizing processes, driving accuracy and efficiency, and improving clinic workflows to transform patient experiences.
Isaac Segal is a managing director with over a decade of experience in healthcare consulting, leading large, complex revenue cycle transformations. Isaac helps physician practices, multi-facility, multi-state, academic medical centers, and children’s hospitals develop functional and technical solutions to improve efficiency.
Jennifer Miller is a managing director with two decades of experience designing and executing workforce strategies and building coaching and learning programs to strengthen leaders and improve the employee experience. Jennifer is actively engaged in designing and executing events and learning programs to develop talent across the healthcare industry and build critical competencies for organizational leadership.
Katie Clarke is a managing director with over 12 years of experience helping healthcare organizations optimize hospital operations to reduce care variation. Katie currently leads strategic initiatives to ensure healthcare clients stay ahead of industry trends and continue to deliver the best patient care.
Katrina Kozlova is a principal with over 15 years of experience helping organizations transform their supply chains and reduce costs. Katrina focuses on leading cross-functional performance improvement engagements, architecting concept-to-execution strategies for successful implementations and ensuring collaborative relationships with healthcare leadership teams.
Madeleine McChesney is a principal with 15 years of healthcare consulting expertise in clinical operations, revenue cycle management, and workforce management. Madeleine guides clients through clinical program optimization, specializing in performance improvement, change management and identifying opportunities specifically in the areas of interdisciplinary care coordination, house management, emergency department and care variation.
Maggie Barlow is a managing director with over a decade of expertise shaping and implementing leadership strategies and optimizing revenue cycle operations at major health systems and academic medical centers across the country. Maggie specializes in performance improvement initiatives that enhance healthcare delivery and operational efficiency, enabling clients to achieve organizational success and improve patient care.
Martin Bloomenkranz is a managing director with over a decade of expertise in healthcare consulting. Martin has extensive experience in EHR implementation and optimization, call center design and expansion, and scheduling and referral management. Martin has a record of improving efficiency and productivity through qualitative and analytical assessments and implementations, streamlined processes and uniform workflows, and providers’ coordination and alignment across various missions.
Education & Research Consulting & Managed Services
Carrie Hurney is a principal with over 20 years of experience working with research universities, academic medical centers, and nonprofit institutions to enhance institutional cost recovery and address regulatory and compliance issues. Carrie helps institutions calculate and review cost recovery rates for fringe benefits, service centers, and animal care operations.
Eric Tomasini is a managing director with more than two decades of experience working with academic medical centers, community health systems, cancer centers, and research institutes to transform their research operations and outcomes. Eric is a recognized leader that delivers innovative solutions to maximize research cost savings, revenue growth, productivity, and employee engagement.
Jonathan Krasnov is a managing director with a decade of experience collaborating with colleges, universities, and academic health centers to elevate and sustain long-term organizational and operational effectiveness. He has played a pivotal role in guiding clients through strategic planning, organizational design and implementation, and incentive and compensation model design.
Kevin Cook is a managing director specializing in assisting higher education institutions and research hospitals in navigating complex compliance and financial matters. With over 17 years of experience, Kevin has successfully contributed to research office assessments, interim management of research offices, specialized service center reviews, effort reporting analysis, policy and procedure writing, and business process improvements.
Kurt Dorschel is a principal with over 20 years of experience in the higher education industry, serving as a consultant and an administrator. Kurt brings a people-centric approach to leading institutions through organizational redesign, talent strategy and management, and change leadership initiatives. Kurt helps clients innovate and advance in nearly every major component of university operations, including human resources, finance, research administration, enrollment management, facilities, and information technology.
Sonia Singh is a managing director with over 14 years of experience in research consulting. Sonia excels in evaluating and refining organizational strategies for clients, helping them transform and achieve their business and research-focused goals. Sonia leads research institutes through assessments of enterprise effectiveness, encompassing organizational structures, financial stewardship, compliance, and technology optimization. Sonia specializes in orchestrating transformative initiatives that enable institutions to achieve both short-term and long-term goals and objectives.
Alex Rodriguez is a managing director with over a decade of experience driving digital transformations for public sector and commercial clients. Alex's deep expertise in enterprise performance management (EPM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and advanced analytics systems equips him to deliver outstanding technology solutions to clients.
Jean Liang is a principal with more than 20 years of experience in enterprise performance management (EPM) and financial consulting. Jean guides clients through complex technology implementations, transforming their accounting, financial, and reporting processes.
Kelsey Coleman is a managing director with over a decade of experience working with higher education and research institutes. Kelsey helps colleges and universities design and implement Workday and Adaptive Planning solutions. Using her business process redesign and cross-functional solution architect expertise, Kelsey has enabled her clients’ to execute successful digital transformations.
Rich Magaldi is a managing director with more than 20 years of experience as a strategic and analytical partner to his clients. Rich has helped clients across numerous industries, including banking, consulting, media, insurance, and industrial manufacturing, design and implement Salesforce solutions.
Scott Billadeau is a principal with over 20 years of experience driving success in our Salesforce and Oracle consulting and advisory services. Scott plays a pivotal role in shaping and driving Salesforce consulting initiatives for clients across industries. Scott’s strategic vision, coupled with hands-on management skills, has consistently resulted in exceptional customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for clients.
Salil Dhaundiya is a principal specializing in enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions. Salil is a seasoned leader with a remarkable track record of building and ramping global ERP delivery competencies for consulting firms. Salil brings a wealth of experience in managing and delivering transformative ERP solutions.
Business Advisory Capability
Patrick Kendall is a managing director with more than a decade of experience providing financial and valuation services for mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, and corporate compliance. He performs business valuations, delivering data-driven analyses for healthcare organizations.
Coley Brown is a managing director with over 15 years of restructuring and turnaround experience advising debtors, secured lenders, and unsecured creditors in special situations. Coley provides clients in stressed and distressed situations with performance improvement solutions, liquidity management solutions, and working capital enhancement processes.
Huron is a global professional services firm that collaborates with clients to put possible into practice by creating sound strategies, optimizing operations, accelerating digital transformation, and empowering businesses and their people to own their future. By embracing diverse perspectives, encouraging new ideas and challenging the status quo, we create sustainable results for the organizations we serve. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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