Huron Consulting Group Adds Accounting and Valuation Experts
CHICAGO - June 13, 2006 - Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, today announced that Joseph A. DiSalvatore, Kenneth J. Evola, and Jason M. Sevier have joined the Company as managing directors.
"Companies turn to Huron Consulting Group to help them navigate complex accounting and valuation issues. This continues to be one of Huron's fastest growing businesses," said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. "We are pleased to welcome Joe, Ken, and Jason to Huron and we know that their financial expertise will help our clients with the increasing accounting complexities they face."
DiSalvatore has more than 25 years of experience in the valuation of businesses, corporate securities, and intangible assets. Prior to joining Huron, he was a senior vice president with the American Appraisal Associates, Inc. (AAA), and a member of AAA's European Management Committee. He has a diverse background that encompasses international work assignments and various speaking engagements. DiSalvatore is an Accredited Senior Appraiser and obtained his BS in Business Administration from Drexel University. He is based in Huron's New York office.
Evola specializes in helping clients carefully analyze complex accounting and financial reporting issues, including dealing with financial restatement matters. For more than 19 years, he has helped companies navigate through accounting issues. He comes to Huron from Freddie Mac where he was in charge of Accounting Policy. Previously, he led Accounting Policy for Credit Suisse in the Americas. Evola, a Certified Public Accountant, received his BS in Accounting from C.W. Post. He is based in Huron's Washington, D.C. office.
Sevier specializes in complex accounting and financial reporting issues. He has deep industry experience in the software, media and telecommunications sectors. Prior to joining Huron, he was a vice president and senior analyst at Moody's Investor Services providing accounting and fundamental credit analysis in determining bond ratings. He also held senior roles at "Big Four" accounting firms. Sevier, a Certified Public Accountant, received his BS in Business Administration (concentration in accounting) from Towson University. He is based in Huron's New York office.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group helps clients effectively address complex challenges that arise in litigation, disputes, investigations, regulatory compliance, procurement, financial distress, and other sources of significant conflict or change. The Company also helps clients deliver superior customer and capital market performance through integrated strategic, operational, and organizational change. Huron provides services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, medium-sized businesses, leading academic institutions, healthcare organizations, and the law firms that represent these various organizations. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.
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