Huron Consulting Group Adds Four Managing Directors to Expand Services to Legal Channel
CHICAGO - May 1, 2007 - Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, today announced that John D. Caldwell, Judith M. Katany, Matthew G. Medlin, and Joseph L. Wilkinson have joined the Company as managing directors.
"Huron continues to build its capabilities supporting attorneys on client matters relating to disputes and financial investigations and the office of the general counsel on the challenges they face," said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. "These four new managing directors have broad and deep experience, and will provide Huron's clients with substantial capabilities and expertise."
Caldwell has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting, primarily serving the real estate industry. His extensive experience includes addressing relevant complex accounting matters, financings, and business strategies, as well as advising on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance issues. Caldwell comes to Huron from KPMG LLP, where he was an audit partner. Caldwell, who is a certified public accountant (CPA), received his BA from the University of California, Berkeley. He will be based in Huron's San Francisco office.
Katany, a Project Management Professional, has 20 years of experience in the legal industry. She specializes in law firm financial management and system and technology implementation. During her career, she has provided clients with creative business process, change management, and software application solutions. Katany comes to Huron from Katany Consulting Services. She has held senior management positions with Thomson Elite and Baker Robbins & Company. Katany received her BS in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh and Process Mapping certification from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a Project Management Institute certified Project Management Professional. Katany will be based in Huron's Houston office.
Medlin has more than 20 years of public accounting experience, principally in the communications and technology industries. He specializes in complex and forensic accounting matters, including financial statement audits, SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, merger due diligence, system implementations, initial public offerings, and business process re-engineering. Medlin, a frequent speaker at communications industry conferences, comes to Huron from KPMG LLP, where he was an audit partner. He is a CPA and received his BA in accounting and management information systems from Eastern Washington University. He will be based in Huron's Washington, D.C. office.
Wilkinson has 30 years of experience in professional services, corporate treasury and finance, and fund management. An expert in the energy industry, he comes to Huron from Deloitte & Touche, where he served as a forensics and disputes director. During his career, he has conducted hundreds of analyses related to litigation, arbitration, merger, and valuation disputes. A frequent expert witness, Wilkinson earned his MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Business at Northwestern University. He will be based in Huron's Houston 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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