Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ: HURN), a leading provider of business consulting services, today announced that John Bridges has joined the Company as a managing director in its Huron Analytics solutions practice. Bridges will help expand the Company’s offerings and Oracle services to the C-Suite, particularly the office of the chief financial officer. “The office of the CFO is under tremendous pressure to drive out inefficiencies and reduce costs. Technologies such as cloud computing and business intelligence support the CFO’s efforts and also enable greater insight into their business,” said Jay M. Laabs, managing director, Huron Analytics. “John’s experience and knowledge in integrating strategic and operational plans as well as the financial close and reporting processes will strengthen Huron’s analytics offerings in a variety of industries including insurance, banking, capital markets, healthcare, and higher education.” Bridges joins Huron from Oracle America Inc., where he served as regional leader for Financial Services. He has spent more than 15 years advising clients and architecting solutions that include Enterprise Resource Planning, Enterprise Performance Management, Business Intelligence and Analytic Solutions to the C-Suite at a variety of Fortune 500 clients. At Huron, Bridges will advise clients on Oracle Corporate Performance Management, Business Intelligence, Analytics, and ERP solutions. About Huron Consulting Group Huron Consulting Group helps clients in diverse industries improve performance, transform the enterprise, 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 finance, operations, strategy 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 425 health systems, hospitals, and academic medical centers; more than 400 corporate general counsel; and more than 350 universities and research institutions. Learn more at www.huronconsultinggroup.com.