Huron Names J. Ronald Dail Chief Operating Officer

J. Ronald Dail, leader of Huron’s healthcare performance improvement business unit, to become chief operating officer effective July 1, 2022

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2022-- Global professional services firm Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) today announced that J. Ronald Dail will succeed C. Mark Hussey as chief operating officer effective July 1, 2022. Upon his promotion, Dail will report to Hussey, Huron’s president. Hussey will remain president until he becomes CEO and president on January 1, 2023, as part of the Company’s previously announced CEO transition.

“With the significant growth opportunity ahead for all three of our operating segments, we have a meaningful opportunity to efficiently expand our growing business on a global scale. I am confident that under Ronnie’s leadership we will further optimize our business while focusing on accelerated revenue growth,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer, Huron.

“Ronnie is a seasoned executive through his work leading Huron’s healthcare performance improvement business, the Company’s largest business unit, and addressing our hospital and health system clients’ business challenges. I am excited to have Ronnie apply his extensive operational experience to our business to unlock further value for all of our stakeholders,” added Hussey.

Dail will assume responsibility for the Company’s operations, human resources and marketing organizations. He will be responsible for ensuring operational excellence across the company while supporting Huron’s strategy of achieving consistent revenue growth and improved profitability.

“I am incredibly excited and energized to take on this new role as we pursue even greater operational excellence. I look forward to partnering with our senior leadership team and the broader Huron team to advance our growth strategy,” said Dail.

Prior to his promotion, Dail led Huron’s healthcare performance improvement business unit. Through his leadership, the healthcare performance improvement business unit has delivered meaningful and sustainable results to clients throughout the country, enabling them to achieve hundreds of millions of dollars in annual, recurring benefit.

Dail brings over 30 years of management consulting experience. In 2004, Dail joined Stockamp & Associates, which was acquired by Huron in 2008. Prior to joining Stockamp, he worked at Accenture, where he specialized in complex program management, strategic planning, systems integration and process improvement initiatives. Dail holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Huron is a global professional services firm that collaborates with clients to put possible into practice by creating sound strategies, optimizing operations, accelerating digital transformation, and empowering businesses and their people to own their future. By embracing diverse perspectives, encouraging new ideas and challenging the status quo, we create sustainable results for the organizations we serve. Learn more at

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