Huron Consulting Group Announces Vice President Appointment
"Since joining Huron, Gordon has played a key role in the continued success of our Health and Education Consulting segment," said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. "Hospitals and health systems have always faced financial challenges, but the current economic climate is only intensifying this struggle. We look forward to Gordon's leadership in his new role and continued success in helping our hospital clients improve their financial and operational performance. Huron's healthcare business has emerged as a leading provider of healthcare consulting in the country."
As vice president of Healthcare Operational Consulting, Mountford will assume leadership responsibility for Wellspring Partners, Huron's hospital performance improvement business, which helps hospital and health system clients improve the financial performance of both financially sound and distressed organizations through strategic, operational and organizational change. In his newly created position, Mountford will report to David Shade, vice president and leader of Huron's Healthcare practice. The Healthcare practice also includes Stockamp, headed by Paul Kohlheim, vice president of Healthcare Revenue Consulting.
Mountford joined the Company as a managing director in January 2007 when Huron acquired the healthcare consulting firm Wellspring Partners. Prior to that, he served as a managing director in the healthcare provider practice of BearingPoint (formerly KPMG Consulting) and partner in the healthcare consulting practice of Arthur Andersen. Mountford is based in Los Angeles.
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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