Huron Consulting Group Named to Consulting Magazine’s 10 Best Firms to Work For in 2006
CHICAGO - December 13, 2006 - Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, has been named as one of the 10 best consulting firms to work for in 2006 by Consulting Magazine.
"This recognition reflects the first factor of Huron's success: the hard work, enthusiasm, and innovative thinking of our people. It also reflects the success of our program to recruit the best professionals and newly-minted graduates in the marketplace. Huron is known for providing great client service, and we are able to do that day in and day out because of our people," said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group.
Huron commenced operations in May 2002 with a core group of experienced financial and operational consultants. In four years, the Company has grown from revenues of $35.1 million in 2002 to $207.2 million in 2005. Huron has also more than quadrupled its headcount from approximately 200 people in 2002 to more than 1000 people today in a highly competitive market for talent. In October 2004, Huron became a publicly traded company on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "HURN".
In addition to a reputation for growth, long-term client relationships, and professional satisfaction, Huron is recognized for its active commitment to community. Huron's senior professionals are involved in more than 100 charitable organizations. In 2005, Huron and its managing directors pledged $500,000 to hurricane relief efforts. The Company will mark its five-year anniversary on May 13, 2007.
For the rankings, Consulting Magazine surveyed more than 5,000 U.S.-based consultants at the profession's leading firms. Firms were scored by their employees' responses to questions in six equally weighted categories: Leadership, Compensation & Benefits, Culture, On the Job, Work/Life, and Career Development. The rankings and Huron are featured in the November/December issue of Consulting Magazine.
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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