Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that Jim Carter, Scott Curtis, Scott Friedman, Diane Karagory, Chad Kellogg, Becca LaFond, Costa Magas and Laura Zimmermann have been promoted to the role of managing director.
“It is with great pride that I recognize several individuals who have achieved a significant milestone in their careers,” said James H. Roth, chief executive officer and president, Huron Consulting Group. “These individuals have been promoted because they embody the kind of leadership, values and culture upon which our Company has built its reputation. We congratulate them and thank them for their continued commitment to Huron and our clients.”
Carter was promoted to managing director in Huron Education. He assists universities, academic medical centers, hospitals, and non-profit institutions on financial and regulatory issues. In addition, Carter leads Huron’s research cost reimbursement solutions team.
Curtis was promoted to managing director in Huron Legal. He leads design and development efforts of technology-driven processes and applications, including Huron Legal’s core electronic discovery solutions.Friedman was promoted to managing director in Huron Education. He assists universities in identifying and implementing opportunities to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness. Karagory was promoted to managing director in Huron Healthcare. She focuses on the healthcare industry, specializing in non-labor expense reduction implementations and clinical improvements in medical, surgical and physician preference areas and procedure care variation. Kellogg was promoted to managing director in Huron Healthcare. He focuses on operational process improvement, bed board software implementation, staffing realignment, interdisciplinary care coordination, improved capacity utilization and length-of-stay improvement at hospitals and health systems. LaFond was promoted to managing director in Huron Healthcare. She specializes in hospital operational process improvement, bed board and case management software implementation, emergency department patient flow and length-of-stay improvement. Magas was promoted to managing director in Huron Healthcare. He focuses on financial improvements at academic medical centers, multi-facility healthcare systems and community hospitals through revenue cycle optimization – which includes operational redesign, process improvement, revenue optimization and cash acceleration. Zimmermann was promoted to managing director in Huron Education. She helps universities and academic medical centers select, design and implement enterprise technology solutions to improve business operations and management reporting. About Huron Consulting Group Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, reduce costs, leverage technology, process and review large amounts of complex data, address regulatory changes, recover from distress and stimulate growth. Our professionals employ their expertise in administration, management, finance, operations, strategy, business intelligence and technology to provide our clients with specialized analyses and customized advice and solutions that are tailored to address each client's particular challenges and opportunities to deliver sustainable and measurable results. The Company provides consulting services to a wide variety of both financially sound and distressed organizations, including healthcare organizations, leading academic institutions, Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities and law firms. Huron has worked with more than 90 of the top 100 research universities, more than 400 corporate general counsel, and more than 385 hospitals and academic medical centers. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.