Huron Consulting Group Opens Atlanta Office
Company Appoints Stephen H. Rogers to Head Atlanta Office and Southeast Region
CHICAGO – September 13, 2007 - Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services, today announced the opening of the Company’s office in Atlanta, Georgia.
“We are thrilled to enter the Southeast marketplace with the opening of Huron’s Atlanta office," said Gary E. Holdren, chairman and chief executive officer, Huron Consulting Group. “Huron’s full-service office in Atlanta will offer the Company’s broad portfolio of services to attorneys, general counsels, health and pharmaceutical organizations, educational institutions, and businesses in the greater Southeast area.”
With the opening of the Company’s Atlanta office, Huron also announced the appointment of Stephen H. Rogers as managing director to head the office and its Southeast region.
“Steve brings deep knowledge and experience to guide our Southeast efforts, helping us grow our presence in this booming marketplace,” said Holdren.
“I am delighted to be joining the Huron team as a leader in the Southeast region and am excited to introduce the marketplace to the many services that Huron has to offer,” said Rogers. “The Atlanta marketplace continues to thrive, providing Huron numerous opportunities to grow and our clients a wider array of expertise.”
Rogers has more than 35 years of experience in financial consulting and most recently was Chairman of the Board at Callaway Partners, LLC, which was acquired by Huron on July 31. Prior to that, he served as a consultant, overseeing the financial restatement of a large public company. Rogers is well known in the Southeast region for his 30 year career at Arthur Andersen, where he served as the managing partner of the Atlanta office and Southeast region.
Rogers is a board member of PSS World Medical Inc. (NASDAQ: PSSI.O), a medical supply company based in Florida. He also serves on the board of the Atlanta Rotary Club. Rogers has previously served on the executive committee and board of trustees for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta History Center and Pace Academy. In addition, he was a member of the board of councilors of The Carter Center, the Dean's Advisory Council of the Goizueta Business School of Emory University, and the board of directors of the Woodruff Arts Center. Rogers is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and received his B.S. in accounting from Indiana University.
Huron’s Atlanta office will be located in the recently acquired Callaway Partners, LLC’s headquarters. Callaway, led by co-founder Bruce B. Cox, specializes in finance and accounting project management solutions and was ranked No. 14 on Inc. magazine’s 2007 list of the 500 fastest growing private companies in America.
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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